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Olympics Horror Show: Annemiek Van Vleuten crashes head-first during 2016 Rio Cycle Road Race - WATCH

She was leading the women`s road race when the tragic accident happened.

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 19:56
Olympics Horror Show: Annemiek Van Vleuten crashes head-first during 2016 Rio Cycle Road Race - WATCH
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Horror show in 2016 Rio Olympics continued on second day of competition on Sunday as Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten crashed head-first on the final descent, lying motionless by the road.

She was leading the women`s road race when the tragic accident happened. Van Vleuten was conscious when she was taken to hospital but riders spoke of their shock over the fall, on a stretch where three cyclists broke bones in the men`s race on Saturday.

Reportedly, she is in intensive care after suffering three fractures in her spine.

Here's the footage of that unlucky crash.

First Published: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 05:36

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