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Victoria Williamson undergoes further surgery after crash as Rio return ruled out

Victoria Williamson undergoes further surgery after crash as Rio return ruled out

The track sprinter’s father says there is no chance of a return for the Rio Olympics as she begins her road to recovery after a crash at the Rotterdam Six Day Victoria Williamson Great Britain 2014 track world cup British track sprinter Victoria Williamson’s is showing signs of progress in her recovery according to her father, after the crash at the Rotterdam Six-Day last Saturday that left her with a broken pelvis and vertebrae.

Williamson had surgery on Sunday following the accident , and is scheduled to have another operation today (Tuesday) to stabilise her pelvis with screws. If all goes well, her father hopes the 22-year-old will be repatriated home on Friday to hospital in Manchester.

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“She’s better today than she was yesterday,” Mark Williamson told Cycling Weekly on Monday evening. “She’s still in a lot of pain.

“If all the ops go to plan, that is the plan to bring her home on Friday — finger’s crossed everything will be all right.”

However, he admitted the chances of her competing at the Rio Olympics this summer are no longer possible, and was uncertain of the […]

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