Mattis will not defend World Cup jersey

Katheryn Mattis wins in Geelong

Katheryn Mattis wins in Geelong (Image credit: John Veage)

Geelong World Cup winner Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor) will not be able to wear her well-earned World Cup leader's jersey in the upcoming Trofeo Alfredo Binda due to a a broken collarbone sustained in the Tour of New Zealand earlier this month. Mattis had hoped that her fractured clavicle would heal sufficiently to allow her to ride in the white jersey in the Italian World Cup round, but those hopes came to an end with her latest round of X-rays. "Defending the jersey would have been a huge honor. I am very disappointed," Mattis said.

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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.