Woods on recovery from broken leg: I'm almost 100 per cent

EF Pro Cycling’s Michael Woods on the stage 4 time trial at the 2020 Paris-Nice
EF Pro Cycling’s Michael Woods on the stage 4 time trial at the 2020 Paris-Nice (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

EF Pro Cycling's Michael Woods crashed out of Paris-Nice in March, breaking his femur and, in doing so, severely jeopardised his chances of riding the Tour de France, the Olympic Games and the World Championships. However, his recovery has coincided almost exactly with the coronavirus lockdown in Spain, and both the Tour and the Olympics were subsequently postponed, leaving the Canadian motivated for when the racing season restarts.

"It was, like, 'OK, yeah, the Olympics might not happen for me,' but then, 'Wait a second, the Olympics aren't happening this year,'" Woods said on his team's website this week of the fact that the Tokyo Games have been put back to summer 2021.

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