Colli finally leaves hospital after Giro d'Italia crash and uploads gruesome x-rays

Nippo-Vini Fantini rider Daniele Colli is discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery to fix a broken arm and shows the world his x-rays

It was one of the least enduring images to come from the first week of the Giro d'Italia, but Daniele Colli's horribly broken arm is on the mend and the rider has now left hospital.

The Nippo-Vini Fantini rider was left with the pretty horrific injury after being knocked from his bike by a spectator taking photographs on the finishing straight of stage six.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.