Dani King suffers collapsed lung in pothole crash

Dani King sustained five broken ribs and collapsed lung in a crash caused by a training partner hitting a hidden pothole

Photo: Andy Jones

(Image credit: Andy Jones 2014)

Olympic champion Dani King has suffered five broken ribs and a collapsed lung after a crash on a training ride on Thursday (Nov 6) caused by a hidden pothole.

The 23-year-old Wiggle Honda rider tweeted that she is recovering from her injuries in a South Wales hospital.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.