ROME – Fabio Aru will have to operate for a constraint to the iliac artery of the left leg and therefore will not be able to dispute the Giro d'Italia . The Uae Emirates has indeed announced that the 28-year-old Sardinian cyclist has a problem that prevents an adequate blood supply during the production of the maximum effort that limits its performance. Hence the decision of an angioplasty surgery that will be carried out in the coming days in Prato and after which Aru will have to rest for a month.
The return to the race can take place after three or four months . The problem of Aru, the Emirates team explained, is "a relatively rare condition that is found in professional cyclists in relation to the position adopted by bike and can develop progressively over the course of some years".
In the note we read that "after the start of the season, Aru again encountered difficulties in achieving the level of performance that he and the team hoped for. Recently, Fabio developed more specific symptoms related to the left leg: he felt sensations of weakness of the limb after intense training and in the effort of the race ". (Source Agi ).
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