Marianne Vos released from hospital after successful artery surgery

The Dutchwoman will need six weeks off the bike to recover

Marianne Vos (Getty/Instagram)

Marianne Vos has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery to correct a problem with an artery in her groin.

The multiple world road race champion had known of an issue for a while, and after discovering the cause Vos wanted to have surgery as quickly as possible. However, she first made time to compete in the Dutch national cyclocross championships last week, finishing fifth.

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