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Swift coming home after all-clear

Swift posted pictures of his facial injuries on Instagram

Team Sky rider tore spleen in training ride crash

Ben Swift has been given the all-clear to return home to the Isle of Man and continue his recovery, following a bad crash last week.

The Onchan-based Team Sky rider suffered a torn spleen, multiple bruises, facial wounds and road rash when he clipped a rock while out on a training ride with team mate Geraint Thomas in Tenerife.

Concerns about bleeding from his spleen led to a procedure being performed on Swift to stop it, and he's been in hospital under observation since.

Swift has tweeted, "Some really good news. Had final scans today and have all come back good. Finally after a long week in hospital I have been discharged and will be on my way home tomorrow. Got to take my time but already excited to get back at it. Thank you everyone for the concern and well wishes."

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