Elia Viviani leaves Cofidis training camp to undergo cardiological assessment

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Elia Viviani left the Cofidis training camp in Benidorm this week to undergo a cardiological examination in Italy, according to a report in La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The Italian noted an anomaly in his heart rate while training on Sunday, and he contacted his former Liquigas team doctor Roberto Corsetti, a specialist in cardiology and sports medicine. Corsetti in turn referred Viviani to the Ospedali Riuniti in Ancona. Viviani was assessed there by Professor Antonio Dello Russo, who treated Mario Cipollini for a myocardial bridge in late 2019.

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