Meet the race doctor who treated Lizzie Armitstead after her Women's Tour crash

Doctor Will Mangar talks to Maria David about providing medical support during the Women’s Tour

Dr Matt Gray and Dr Will Mangar, Women's Tour 2015

(Image credit: Maria David)

When Lizzie Armitstead crashed on the opening stage of the 2015 Women’s Tour, one of the first people at the scene was Dr Will Mangar. Along with fellow doctor Matt Gray, these are two of the most important people in the race convoy. They are the guys who patch the riders up after crashes and spills.

Dr Mangar, a GP from Kent, and owner of a sports medicine company, Indurance, has been the Women’s Tour doctor since the race began last year. As well as the Women’s Tour he works on the men’s Tour of Britain and for Ride London.

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