Lorena Wiebes crashes in sprint at Healthy Ageing Tour

Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM)
(Image credit: Team DSM)

Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM) crashed in the bunch sprint of the opening stage of the Healthy Ageing Tour on Wednesday. The Dutch sprinter was a favourite to win the stage but appeared to touch wheels with another rider and crashed as Jolien D'hoore (SD Worx) went on to win the race.

"A relief for us and great to see Lorena Wiebes back on her bike and crossing the line after a nasty crash in the finale," Team DSM wrote on social media. The team have not released the extend of Wiebes' injuries.

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