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24 Oct, 2016

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio injured in crash

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Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio will be out of action for approximately three months following a crash that took place during the Chrono des Nations time trial.

and fracturing her iliac bone in the hip.

Ashleigh has sustained about a 6cm fracture in the iliac bone in her hip. She is stable and does not require any surgery, but will be looking at a three-month recovery period. She will remain in the hospital for a few days before flying to South Africa to begin her recovery.

The crash was caused after a police motorbike was parked in the middle of a roundabout to protect another crashed rider that had been secured on the sidewalk. The South African Cyclist was given no prior warning about the obstruction in the road.