Dygert lost control and tumbled over a guardrail
Chloe Dygert was on her way to winning a second consecutive world title in the individual time trial at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships when she crashed out on a descent on the return to the finish line in Imola, Italy.
Chloe was reportedly alert and conscious when speaking to race officials before being placed on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance. Multiple outlets are reporting Chloe received a laceration to her left leg during the crash.
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Drama in de tijdrit: Chloe Dygert knalt over de vangrail pic.twitter.com/nRg0AdsO1O
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UPDATE: September 24, 2020 22:45
USA CYCLING’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING DYGERT’S CONDITION AFTER CRASH AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
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” Dygert was immediately treated by event medics at the site of the crash. She was transported to a hospital in Bologna, Italy where she was treated by their medical team. She is out of surgery, resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery. ”
” Thank you everyone for the well-wishes and we ask that you please respect the privacy of @chloedygert30 and her family at this time. ” – USA CYCLING’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT
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Olympic cyclist Chloe Dygert involved in scary crash during road UCI World Championships
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UPDATE: September 24, 2020 22:45 – USA CYCLING’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT
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