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F1 legend Schumacher released from hospital

F1 legend Schumacher released from hospital

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2012 file photo, Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher, of Germany, sits in his car during a free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said Monday June 16, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Victor Caivano, File

BERLIN (AP) — Michael Schumacher’s manager says the Formula One great is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December.

Manager Sabine Kehm says in a statement that Schumacher has left the hospital in Grenoble “to continue his long phase of rehabilitation.” The statement did not say where the seven-time F1 champion was taken or give any details of his condition.

Kehm adds: “For the future we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye.”

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