Annemiek van Vleuten considering racing Worlds on fractured wrist

Road race world champion Annemiek van Vleuten of the Netherlands en route to winning the 2020 European Championships road race in Plouay, France
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Just five days after fracturing her wrist in a crash while leading the Giro Rosa and having to abandon the race, Annemiek van Vleuten is considering racing this week's UCI Road World Championships after a test ride in a wrist brace.

The defending road world champion crashed in the final kilometre of stage 7 of the Giro Rosa to Maddaloni while racing with Mitchelton-Scott in the Italian Women's WorldTour event.

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