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by Matt de Neef
January 30, 2017
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Wout van Aert wins his second World Cyclocross Championship; Sanne Cant crowned World CX Champion – “It’s the most beautiful day of my life!”; Nikias Arndt wins men’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Annemiek van Vleuten victorious in women’s Cadel’s Race; Bauke Mollema wins the Vuelta a San Juan, Maximiliano Richeze claims the last two stages; Dan McLay wins Trofeo Palma but is hospitalised following post-race crash; Philadelphia Cycling Classic cancelled for 2017; Alexis Vuillermoz injured in a car crash; How not to pull off after doing a turn at the front; Highlights from the VTWO/CyclingTips Carpark Climb at the Tour Down Under.
French cyclist Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r La Mondiale) will spend at least a month on the sidelines after being injured in a car crash.
In a team announcement on Friday, Ag2r La Mondiale revealed that the Tour de France stage winner fractured his first lumbar vertebrae in the incident.
“It is important to take good care of a back injury so as not to risk the continuation of my season,” said Vuillermoz. The 28-year-old was supposed to race the Volta a Valenciana from February 1-5 but will now be forced to delay the start of his season.