Mathieu van der Poel has knee surgery during time off bike

Dutchman uses time off for back injury to have minor surgery on scar tissue

Mathieu van der Poel
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Mathieu van der Poel had knee surgery last weekend in yet another setback for the Dutch cyclocross world champion.

He has already been forced to cut his cyclocross season short thanks to a back injury which may also delay his road racing season.

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