Pfeiffer Georgi suffers two fractured vertebrae in Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne crash

Sunweb's Pfeiffer Georgi at the 2020 Tour Down Under
Sunweb's Pfeiffer Georgi at the 2020 Tour Down Under (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Team Sunweb's Pfeiffer Georgi has been diagnosed with two fractured vertebrae in her back following the British rider's crash at the AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne on Tuesday. The 20-year-old will now need to wear a neck brace while she recovers, but won't require any surgery, according to her team.

"During yesterday's AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne, Pfeiffer Georgi was involved in a crash that unfortunately ended her race," Sunweb said in a press release on Wednesday. "She was taken to hospital and underwent checks to determine her injuries. These checks revealed a small fracture of two vertebrae in her back, which fortunately require no surgery.

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