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Rossi recovering well after operation

Rossi recovering well after operation

MotoGP World Champion recuperating in hospital in Florence following operation to repair the fractured right tibia he sustained in practice crash at Mugello on Saturday.

Valentino Rossi is recovering well at the Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico in Florence, Italy, on Sunday morning following an operation on Saturday to repair the right tibia he fractured on Saturday.

The 31 year-old defending MotoGP World Champion injured his right leg in a practice crash during Saturday morning’s practice session for the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM, and was flown to the hospital after a diagnosis was made at the circuit.

Doctor Roberto Buzzi of the CTO, who performed the operation on Saturday, gave the following update on Sunday morning: "Valentino is recovering well following yesterday's operation and his morale seems to be high in the circumstances. Tomorrow we will wash and stitch the wound. He has been moved to a more normal room in the hospital and the only requests he has made are for peace and quiet, privacy and a television on which to watch today's race!"

MotoGP, 2010, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, Valentino Rossi

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