Lizzie Deignan to relish being a 'total unknown' at the World Championships

Former world champ will go into the race after having surgery to remove her appendix

Lizzie Deignan at the British Road National Championships 2017 (Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

After an emergency operation to remove her appendix just four weeks ago, Lizzie Deignan has spoke about how she is enjoying her status as a "total unknown" coming into this year's World Championships in Bergen.

In an interview with the BBC, the 2015 World champ spoke about how she lost two kilograms of muscle after 13 days of bed rest following her surgery.

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