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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.

  • y3shuA imMANu3l

    *** FLASHBACK ***

    “The 33-year-old biker had only 6 miles to go in the 87-mile course, and was poised to win gold.”

    Watch the ‘magic’ at work for yourself…
    The video of this ‘accident’ is on utube…

    Notice the numerical marker on the road…

    –Quote–
    “Van Vleuten says she cannot recall losing control, crashing or anything else that happened after starting the descent and before waking up in the hospital.”