Ellen van Dijk recovering from lingering concussion symptoms

2021 UCI World Championships - Flanders - Women Elite Time Trial - Knokke Heist - Bruges 30,3 km - 20/09/2021 - Ellen Van Dijk (Netherlands) - Marlen Reusser (Switzerland) - Annemiek Van Vleuten (Netherlands) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2021
Ellen van Dijk wins the world title in the time trial at the 2021 World Championships (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The closing months of 2021 were amongst the most successful in Ellen van Dijk’s (Trek-Segafredo) long and prestigious career. She soloed to a dominant victory in the road race at the European Championships and, nine days later, won the world title in the individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships. 

Then, on the wet cobbles of Paris-Roubaix Femmes, she crashed four times, abruptly curtailing this run of form.

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