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Crash forces Albasini out of Olympics

Switzerland’s Michael Albasini will miss the Olympic Games after a crash during a training ride in Beijing on Tuesday. Albasini, who broke his collarbone, was examined in the Olympic Village clinic ahead of his return to Switzerland. The 27-year-old will not be replaced in the Swiss team for Saturday's race.

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By Agence France Presse

Albasini at this year's Tour of Romandie.

Albasini at this year’s Tour of Romandie.

Photo: AFP (file photo)

Switzerland’s Michael Albasini will miss the Olympic Games after a crash during a training ride in Beijing on Tuesday.

Albasini, who broke his collarbone, was examined in the Olympic Village clinic ahead of his return to Switzerland.

The 27-year-old will not be replaced in the Swiss team for Saturday’s race.