Fabian Cancellara to return to action at Vuelta a España

Having fractured two vertebrae at the Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara will return at the Vuelta a España ahead of a World Championships bid

6 July 2015
102nd Tour de France
Stage 03 : Anvers - Huy
CANCELLARA Fabian (SUI) Trek, Maillot Jaune
IRIZAR Markel (ESP) Trek
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Fabian Cancellara will make his comeback from two broken vertebrae at the Vuelta a España as he builds up his form and fitness ahead of the World Championships.

The Trek Factory Racing rider has been out of action since crashing on stage three of the Tour de France - the yellow jersey wearer made it to the end of the stage but abandoned the race that night.

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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.