Speedway World Champion Greg Hancock has undergone a successful operation to repair the damage in his left shoulder that cut his season short.

Greg dislocated the shoulder three times in a matter of days in July and shortly after took the decision to end his season early in order to fully repair the damage and ensure he returns in 2018 100% fit.

While under the knife, surgeon Dr Ulf Nordenson also discovered that Greg had a torn bicep tendon but he and his team at Sportsmed Gothenburg repaired the shoulder within an hour and Greg is now back home in Stockholm.

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