Austrian junior rider, Leila Gschwentner injured in Leuven public bus accident

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Austrian junior rider, Leila Gschwentner suffers shoulder injury following Leuven publics bus accident 

17-year-old Leila Gschwentner, Austrian junior rider has been hospitalized with shoulder injury following a public bus accident that happened on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 during a training ride at the world cycling championships.

According to the Austrian cycling federation, the accident happened in the city of Leuven, one of the cities hosting world cycling championships that is ongoing in the Flanders region of Belgium.

Gschwentner was riding the course that will be used for Saturday’s junior road race when the collision occurred.

No other injury was recorded.