Cancellara late to Vuelta after being hospitalised by bee sting

Fabian Cancellara, Tour de Suisse 2011, stage nine

Fabian Cancellara (Leopard-Trek) joined his teammates in Benidorm on Thursday a day late after being hospitalised by a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting hours before he was originally due to fly. 

He was stung on Wednesday morning one and a half hours from home (in Switzerland) on his last training ride before departing for Spain.  He went to hospital immediately after displaying some of the symptoms of a serious reaction to the sting.

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