Valentino Rossi: MotoGP great fit to race in Mugello after motocross accident

Valentino Rossi
Rossi also crashed on the last lap of the French Grand Prix as he battled Vinales

Valentino Rossi has been declared fit to compete in the MotoGP race in Mugello this weekend, after a motocross training accident in Italy.

The 38-year-old Italian spent a night in hospital after suffering chest and stomach injuries in the crash.

He said on Wednesday he was still in "severe pain", but passed a medical check 24 hours later.

The nine-time world champion is third in the standings and 23 points behind team-mate and leader Maverick Vinales.

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