Sport Women's TDU rider reveals brutal injuries after crashing out of stage one

06:36  14 january  2018
06:36  14 january  2018 Source:   abc.net.au

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A Women ' s Tour Down Under rider who crashed out of stage one of the race, sustaining a mild concussion, tweets images of the injuries she sustained.

Rebecca Wiasak © Twitter/Rebecca Wiasak Rebecca Wiasak

A Women's Tour Down Under rider has revealed the brutal injuries she sustained after crashing out of stage one of the race late last week.

Rebecca Wiasak was a guest rider for Holden Team Gusto Racing, but was unable to continue past stage one after the crash.

She posted pictures on Twitter today showing the injuries she sustained and said a, "mild concussion meant a few days off the bike to recover".

"This sport provides some of the most exhilarating highs and the crappiest lows," she said.

Rebecca Wiasak © Twitter: Rebecca Wiasak Rebecca Wiasak

Stage one of the Women's Tour Down Under was in Gumeracha in the Adelaide Hills and was won by Annette Edmondson.

Katrin Garfoot took out stage two on Friday, while Amanda Spratt was the stage three winner on Saturday.

The final stage is scheduled to take place in Adelaide this evening.

Spratt is expected to claim back to back Women's Down Under titles.

Tour Down Under wraps up with Daryl Impey on top as veteran Andre Greipel takes stage 6 .
South African cyclist Daryl Impey has won this year's Tour Down Under in South Australia after the final stage was taken out by veteran rider Andre Greipel, who also won the opening stage last Tuesday. Greipel has notched 18 stage victories over the years he has competed in the event.

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