'Disc rotor cut to the bone': World Champs silver medallist blames deep cut to her knee on disc brakes

Warning: article contains graphic injuries that some readers may find disturbing

Katie Compton wins the National Trophy Cyclo-Cross in Milton Keynes in 2014

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Cyclocross World Championships silver medallist Katie Compton suffered a disappointing end to here season on Saturday after suffering a deep cut to her knee in the final race of the DVV Trofee, an injury which she blamed on a disc brake rotor.

Compton was competing in the final race of the DVV Trofee series, the Krawatencross race in Lille, when she was involved in a crash in the opening lap, suffering the nasty injury to her knee in the process.

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