Lizzie Armitstead recovers from Women's Tour crash to ride British championships

Lizzie Armitstead has recovered sufficiently from her Women's Tour finish line crash to take part in the British road national championships this weekend

Lizzie Armitstead, Boels-Dolmans, Aviva Women's Tour 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Lizzie Armitstead confirmed to Cycling Weekly on Wednesday that she will ride the British national championships in Lincoln this weekend. The 26-year-old crashed last week immediately after winning stage one of the Aviva Women’s Tour, but has recovered sufficiently to take part.

Commonwealth champion Armitstead crashed into the finish line photographers last week whilst celebrating her victory in the Suffolk town of Aldeburgh, the consequent injuries were at first thought to be serious.

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