Team Sky's Owain Doull 'recovering well' after operation to remove appendix

"Not exactly how I pictured my WorldTour debut" rider says on Instagram

Owain Doull at the Tour Down Under 2017

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Having been forced to pull out of the People's Choice Classic and the Tour Down Under due to "stomach problems", Owain Doull is now recovering in hospital after an operation to remove his appendix.

The new Team Sky recruit had been expecting to make his WorldTour debut on Tuesday, but will now spend the next few days in hospital as he recovers from the operation.

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