Cyclist has splinter removed
MANCHESTER, England -- Malaysian cyclist Azizulhasni Awang staggered across the line at the Track World Cup with a bronze medal and a 7.8-inch piece of wood sticking through his left calf.
Awang had surgery Sunday to remove the massive splinter, a day after a crash at the Manchester Velodrome sent it through his leg.
Awang managed to remount his bike after the high-speed crash in Saturday's Keirin final and stagger across the line to claim a bronze medal.
He was rushed to the ...
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