Ben Swift has 'mad rush home' from Abu Dhabi Tour for birth of first child

UAE Team Emirates sprinter flies back to Britain on Saturday night

Ben Swift at the 2017 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Ben Swift had to leave the Abu Dhabi Tour on Saturday as his partner gave birth to their first child

Swift finished the queen stage of the race to Jebel Hafeet yesterday but was taken to the airport to fly back to his home that evening to attend the birth of his first child, a son.

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