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Cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten Crashes During Olympics 2016 Race

Cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten Crashes During Olympics 2016 Race

Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten was involved in a horrible bike crash while cycling during a course during the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday (August 7) – and it was shown on live television.

The 33-year-old biker had only 6 miles to go in the 87-mile course, and was poised to win gold. She got caught in a slippery area on a turn, and lost control of her bike.

A European journalist tweeted, “Van Vleuten has a concussion and three cracks in her spine. She is in Intensive Care.” We will update with Annemiek‘s status as it becomes available.

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  • Liz

    wow, second day in a row where a player at the games suffers a terrible injury :(

  • Jamie Starr

    Hell Games (A 2016 Rio Olympics Song): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjsDti9uNnY

  • Paulaeroland1

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  • 55vineyard

    Hope she did not fracture any vertebrae, nothing worse. Been there.

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