Oscar Onley back from third collarbone fracture at Tour de Suisse: "We'll be taking it day by day with him"

Oscar Onley will resume competition in the Tour de Suisse. The Brit broke his collarbone during Amstel Gold Race, something that had already happened to him twice in the eight months before. Let's hope Onley's misfortune came to an end and he'll be able to enjoy racing at the highest level once again.

"Because Oscar is returning after an injury and has just returned from altitude, we are taking it day by day with him. We will see what is possible in terms of the classification and stage results," says sports director Pim Lighthart on the Team dsm-firmenich PostNL website.

For the first time, Onley broke his collarbone in the second stage of the Vuelta a Espana. He recovered quickly and even completed few races in the autumn. He started the current season in Australia with a stage win at Tour Down Under. However, a week after that victory he crashed in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. The verdict: a broken collarbone.

At the end of March, just two months after his crash in Australia, Onley made his return at GP Miguel Indurain. He immediately proved his form with third place. He then lined up to Itzulia Basque Country, where he was lucky enough to escape the mass crash. But bad luck caught up to him at the very next race - Amstel Gold Race.

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