Egan Bernal ends season to return to Colombia for knee surgery

No Il Lombardia or Tour of Croatia for the Colombian as he builds for 2023 comeback

Egan Bernal
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Egan Bernal has ended his season with immediate effect to return to his native Colombia for knee surgery, according to reports.

In August the Colombian rider took a huge step in his comeback from injury competing in the Tour of Denmark and Deutschland Tour.

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.