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MotoGP: Rossi diagnosed with ‘mild’ abdominal injuries after MX crash

Published: 26 May 2017

Updated: 26 May 2017

Valentino Rossi has been diagnosed with ‘mild’ abdominal injuries after his motocross crash yesterday afternoon while training near his home in Italy. The Movistar Yamaha rider was admitted to the Ospedale Infermi in Rimini following the fall, where he spent the night and currently remains.

The Italian is in some pain, according to an official statement released by his team, after suffering slight liver and kidney bruising in the fall, and will remain in hospital for further pain relief.


However, he will undergo further examination by his medical team this afternoon, and there remains the chance that he will be released from hospital later today, according to the team’s statement.

However, it remains to be seen how the injuries will affect his championship hopes. He currently sits third in the title battle after crashing out of the French Grand Prix, and suffered the injury at a critical time of the season, with his home race at Mugello next weekend kicking off an intense period of four races in five weeks.

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