Numainville sidelined from Canadian national road and time trial defense

Optum’s Joëlle Numainville was unable to defend her double national titles at the Canadian Road Championships this week in Lac-Mégantic because she is recovering from a concussion sustained at the 2013 Tour of the Gila. The injury was diagnosed seven months after it happened, and although the Québécoise is on the mend, she will not compete again this season until her doctor deems it safe to do so.

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