Track Cycling World Championships 2019: Katie Archibald concussed and withdrawn from race

Katie Archibald received Olympic gold in the team pursuit in 2016
Cycling – World Display screen Championships
Venue: Pruszkow, Poland Dates: 27 February-3 March
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Concussed Katie Archibald has been withdrawn from Saturday’s madison inch after a rotten crash at the Display screen Cycling World Championships in Poland.

British Cycling acknowledged Archibald had at the beginning set up been deemed match to continue after falling closely in Friday’s omnium match.

Nevertheless overnight she “developed indicators of concussion”. Elinor Barker will now companion Neah Evans.

Barker received gold in the 10km scratch inch on the hole day.

Stephen Park, efficiency director for British Cycling, acknowledged: “Fortunately, we now possess got a lot strength broad in our females’s endurance squad that we are able to bring in Olympic champion Elinor Barker, who has confirmed mountainous create up to now this opponents as demonstrated with her two medals up to now this week.

“On behalf of the team, I wish Katie a swiftly restoration and I’m decided we are able to be taught her support to her finest very rapidly.”

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Archibald, 24, had simplest been racing in the multi-match omnium as a alternative for four-time Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny – who pulled out through illness.

She managed to execute seventh after making improvements to from a crash with The United States’s Jennifer Valente.

Britain remain third in the medal table.

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