Dygert-Owen Withdraws From Us Championships To Recover From Concussion

Chloe Dygert wins individual pursuit world title in Hong Kong 2017

Chloé Dygert-Owen ( Twenty20 p/b Sho-Air ) has withdrawn from the upcoming USA Cycling Professional Road Championships because she is still recovering from injuries, including a concussion, sustained in a crash at the Amgen Women's Race in May. Dygert-Owen, a two-time current world champion in the Team Pursuit and Individual Pursuit, placed fourth in the time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in 2017. She was a favourite for the time trial event at the national championships held on June 21 in Knoxville, Tennessee, where the elite women will race two laps of the Oak Ridge circuit, totalling 22.8km. "It's been a tough few weeks since my accident at Amgen Tour of California where I suffered a concussion. The good news is I am back outside on my bike after three trying weeks of testing my patience and allowing my body to heal," Dygert-Owen said. "The bad news, however ...

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