Ben Swift posts photos of injuries from training crash as he is discharged from hospital

Team Sky rider crashed on training ride last week in Tenerife

Ben Swift has posted on social media the after-effects of his training crash in Tenerife which resulted in a ruptured spleen.

Having re-signed for Team Sky in the off-season after leaving them at the end of 2016, Swift was training on the Spanish island with Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas when he took a tumble.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.