Former world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prévot reveals blood pressure problem in leg

The Frenchwoman says the problem is the reason for a her lack of form over the last several years

Pauline Ferrand-Prévot at Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2018 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Former road and cyclocross world champion, Pauline Ferrand-Prévot has revealed that she discovered a blood pressure problem in her leg is causing her problems.

The 26-year-old has not raced on the road since a DNF in Le Course in July and on the trails with a second place in the European Championships in August. She had been unstoppable – winning the road world title in 2014 and the cyclocross world title in 2015 – but suffered in recent years.

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