A British cyclist managed to finish her race despite sustaining horrific injuries after a brutal crash.
Lauren Dolan, who was racing on her 18th birthday, ran over a manhole cover during the women’s junior individual time-trial at the Road World Championships in Norway, according to The Times.
She slammed into a concrete barrier and skidded on the asphalt with her bike on top of her, sustaining multiple lacerations. However, she managed to get up and finish the race.
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So only just saw this but Lauren Dolan did incredibly well to finish only 2'24 down today after her crash. These girls are tough! pic.twitter.com/5uoZLrm6MQ— Jamie Haughey (@JamieHaughey) September 18, 2017
Dolan went to the hospital after the race, where she tweeted her thanks to fans wishing her to get better.
To everyone for all your kind well wishes. I can't thank you enough. I'm recovering well from surgery in hospital so should be home soon!2/2— Lauren Dolan (@LaurenDolan_99) September 19, 2017