LCR Honda's Stefan Bradl has been given the green light to take part in the opening practice session for the Australian MotoGP.

Bradl fractured his ankle prior to qualifying at Sepang in Malaysia following a spill at the first corner and underwent surgery later that evening.

The German star will compete in free practice before further assessment to determine whether or not he will be able to continue at Phillip Island.

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"I am happy to be declared fit from the doctor side, but for me it's important to try the bike and see what's going on," he said.

"I still do not know if it's painful or not. Secondly, we will see how fast I can ride and, if I pass the second medical check tomorrow after the first practice, I am pretty sure that I won't be capable to fight for the top five on Sunday.

"We will try to find the right balance to get an acceptable rhythm; we are lucky because this circuit does not have so many right-handed corners and this is positive but the first right corner is more than 200 kilometres per hour, so it won't be easy anyway," added Bradl, who finished sixth at Phillip Island in 2012.

"I want to express my sincere thanks to the guys from the Clinica Mobile because they have helped me a lot over the last few days."