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Elynor Backstedt breaks tibia

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Elynor Backstedt

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ByEnis Koylu
24/05/2020 at 19:26 | Updated 24/05/2020 at 20:35

Elynor Backstedt may have to undergo surgery after breaking her tibia during practice, her team Trek–Segafredo have confirmed.

The 18-year-old, who has enjoyed a glittering junior career prior to joining Trek–Segafredo, picked up the injury during practice.

Her team initially confirmed that she would undergo surgery on Sunday, but later clarified that an operation may not be necessary.

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