Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

March 24, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Dan Martin takes Volta a Catalunya lead with stage 3 win; Jens Debusschere sprints to Dwars door Vlaanderen victory; Amy Pieters claims third-straight Dwars door Vlaanderen win; Tour de Yorkshire becomes the world’s most lucrative women’s cycling race?; Does Milan-San Remo need an extra climb?; Porte flying under the radar in Catalunya; Giro Rosa course revealed for 2016; Trixi Worrack undergoes emergency surgery following Trofeo Binda crash; Robbie McEwen on the Belgian terror attacks; Vos back on the winners’ list.

Trixi Worrack undergoes emergency surgery following Trofeo Binda crash

by Matt de Neef

The Canyon-SRAM team reports that its German rider Trixi Worrack underwent emergency surgery earlier this week after sustaining a crash at the Trofeo Alfredo Binda over the weekend.

Ladies Tour of Qatar 2016 stage - 3

Worrack crashed roughly 55km into the 123km Women’s WorldTour race and was taken to hospital. According to the team a CT scan showed damage to Worrack’s kidney so the German national champion was transferred to Varese hospital, where she had emergency surgery .

Directeur Sportif Beth Duryea said: “It was a serious injury. We are now focusing on the best treatment for Trixi. Her health and recovery now is our only priority and at this point it can’t be indicated how long that will take. The race organisers have been very helpful and we extend our appreciation.”

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