Thursday 15 October 2015 - 14:04

Tom Boonen Update: Good News on His Birthday

Tom Boonen Update: Good News on His Birthday

Etixx - Quick-Step announces good news for Tom Boonen on his 35th birthday.

Boonen received approval to fly to Belgium after a medically scheduled CT scan check-up this morning. The Belgian rider was joined by his partner, Lore, on Tuesday. They will stay in Abu Dhabi for a few days before returning to Europe.

“Tom's situation is evolving as we expected," said Team Doctor Yvan Vanmol. “Once he gets back to Belgium, Tom will have to observe a few weeks of rest, after which we can begin to plan for the 2016 season.”

The team kindly asks the media to respect the privacy of Tom and his family over the next weeks and to contact the team's press office for any requests

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