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GB national team rider Ciara Horne tweets horrific picture from hospital and warns drivers to 'Think Bike!'

27-year-old world championship medallist says nothing broken

Great Britain Cycling Team member Ciara Horne has tweeted an horrific picture of herself in hospital with a stark warning for motorists - Think Bike!

The 27-year-old, who last year won bronze medals in the team pursuit at the Track World Championships  and the team time trial at the Road Worlds, posted the picture to the social network this afternoon.

It's not clear at the moment exactly what happened, but Horne subsequently tweeted to say that she had not suffered any fractures, and to express her thanks to the medical staff inSouth Wales who treated her.

 

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