Pozzovivo back on the bike this week after Giro d'Italia crash

Domenico Pozzovivo reveals he will be back on the bike this week after his Giro d'Italia crash, with the possibility of returning at the Tour de Suisse

Domenico Pozzovivo made a return to the Giro after crashing out earlier in the race (LUCA ZENNARO ANSA)

(Image credit: LUCA ZENNARO ANSA)

Domenico Pozzovivo admits it may be a bit tight for him to be fit enough to return to action at the Tour de Suisse next month, but says he is already back on his bike.

The Italian, who rides for Ag2r-La Mondiale, required 25 stitches above his right eye after crashing on a descent on stage three of the Giro d'Italia, but returned to the race as a spectator on Saturday's stage.

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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.