Annemiek van Vleuten undergoes surgery following training crash

A full recovery is expected, but no timeline has been set

Annamiek van vleuten
(Image credit: Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)

Annemiek van Vleuten has undergone surgery following a training crash, on Thursday.

The Dutch rider's Movistar team has confirmed that the surgery at Rijnstate Hospital in Arnhem was successful, and that "a full recovery is to be expected."

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.