Reusser Faces Recovery After Flanders Tour of Flanders Fall

Marlen Reusser&#8217s participation in this calendar year&#8217s Tour of Flanders ended abruptly pursuing a really serious crash just 10 kilometres into the race. The incident resulted in various injuries for the Swiss rider, such as a fractured jaw, both equally ear canals and problems to eight tooth. More examinations at the Inselspital in Bern verified the extent of Reusser&#8217s accidents. The 32-12 months-outdated is scheduled for operation on Tuesday and is envisioned to dress in splints for about four weeks. Irrespective of the setback, the Olympic silver medallist and three-time European time trial champion stays optimistic about her recovery. &#8220I’m performing well and I’m in very good spirits that I’ll shortly be fully healthful again,&#8221 Reusser conveyed as a result of her crew, SD Worx.

The incident, which also included Lotte Kopecky from Reusser&#8217s crew, was unavoidable according to Reusser. Kopecky, victorious in Flanders the previous two yrs, managed to rejoin the race, contrasting the fortunes of British riders Lizzie Deignan and Monica Greenwood, who were being pressured to abandon following the crash. Reusser, who experienced formerly finished in the top 10 in the very last a few editions of the Flanders Tour, experienced high hopes dashed by the early incident.

In contrast to Reusser&#8217s misfortune, the Tour of Flanders ended with Elisa Longo Borghini celebrating her 2nd victory in the prestigious occasion. The Italian from Lidl-Trek outpaced Katarzyna Niewiadoma and teammate Shirin van Anrooij in a thrilling sprint finish among the primary trio. Meanwhile, for SD Worx, Lotte Kopecky concluded the race in fifth location, marking a difficult day for the SD Worx-Protime crew amidst the challenging circumstances of the Flanders route.