Ferrand-Prevot returns to training after iliac artery surgery

Pauline Ferrand-Prevot (Canyon-Sram)

Pauline Ferrand-Prévot ( Canyon-Sram ) has been given the green light from her doctors to resume training after undergoing surgery to correct iliac artery endofibrosis in both legs. The surgery took place in February and Ferrand-Prévot initially expected a period of four months to recover. However, after nine weeks her most recent medical review allowed her to begin training sooner. "I'm of course really happy with this news," Ferrand-Prévot said in a team statement. "It was a long nine weeks to arrive to this point, but I've been following the guidelines to the letter, so I'm smiling now that I have this clearance." At the end of last November, Ferrand-Prèvot revealed that she had been suffering 'inexplicable pain' in her left leg for four years, first discovered in June of 2015. She announced in December that she would have to sit out of competition for four months after discovering she ...

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