Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

Road Race Leader Crashes Just Miles From Finish [Updates]

Dutch rider Annemiek Van Vleuten crashed on the descent with less than seven miles remaining in the 85-mile road race. While the course was different from the one we illustrated as being difficult-to-dangerous, much of it did follow the men’s course.

We’ll update as news on Van Vleuten’s condition becomes available.

Update (3:07 p.m.):

Advertisement

Update (5:45 p.m.):

Advertisement

[NBC]

Share This Story

About the author

Timothy Burke

Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.

EmailTwitterPosts
PGP Fingerprint: CDD8 B3DD 3565 1540 B1F9 4D63 D2B5 398E 0CAF 2F9CPGP Key
OTR Fingerprint: 69085D53 4F369233 EA007F99 B4926AAD 8C458956