Annemiek van Vleuten to ride World Championship road race with broken elbow

Dutchwoman crashed heavily during mixed relay team time trial on Wednesday

Anmemiek van Vleuten
Anmemiek van Vleuten scouting the 2021 World Championship course
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Annemiek van Vleuten will ride the World Championship road race on Saturday, after she was cleared to race by the Dutch federation.

The 39-year-old was the overwhelming favourite for the event, but crashed heavily and broke her elbow during the mixed relay team time trial. It put her participation in the race into doubt, but she has been given the green light today.

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