Swift reactions: Sky rider reflects on return from injury

With two podium finishes in his first race in six months, Ben Swift put in a confidence boosting performance at the Challenge Mallorca. But he won't be wildly gesticulating at his sprint rivals again in a hurry.

Francisco Ventoso, Gianni Meersman and Ben Swift on the podium after the 2014 Trofeo Muro - Port d’Alcudia

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Next time Ben Swift gets cut up in a bunch sprint, he’ll have to remember not to raise his hand in a gesture of annoyance.

In expressing his displeasure at Gianni Meersman’s meanderings at the end of Monday’s second leg of the Challenge Mallorca, Swift mildly aggravated the shoulder injury that sidelined him for much of last season.

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