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Caroline Buchanan: Olympic cyclist injured in car crash

Sun Online Desk     3rd January, 2018 08:41:24 printer

Caroline Buchanan: Olympic cyclist injured in car crash

Caroline Buchanan has eight world titles in BMX and mountain bike racing

 

Two-time Olympian and world cycling champion Caroline Buchanan has suffered serious injuries in a car accident in her native Australia.

 

Buchanan, 27, posted an image on Instagram of herself in hospital with a bloodied face and wearing a neck brace.

 

She wrote that she had a broken nose and sternum and a collapsed lung.

 

Local media reported the accident involved a single vehicle and happened in New South Wales, but further details were not yet clear.

 

Buchanan has three BMX and five mountain bike world titles, and competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

 

Most recently she took out the mountain bike 4-cross world title in August and was named Canberra's female athlete of the year in November, reports BBC.


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