Dutch Cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten Suffers Nasty Spill

Annemiak van Vleuten crash Olympics

33-year-old Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten looked to be on her way to her first Olympic gold medal during today’s women’s road race, but unfortunately things took a turn for the worst.

As you can see below, van Vleuten was traveling downhill when she suddenly lost control of her bike and flew into the pavement:

https://twitter.com/Crashingtv/status/762365869573992448

Van Vleuten might’ve lost a chance at gold, but early reports indicate that she is okay and on her way to the hospital:

UPDATE: Reports say Annemiek Van Vleuten is OK but on his way to the hospital
Good news, at it could have been much much worse#CyclingRoad

— Fabio Valente (@FabioValenteTNN) August 7, 2016

Annemiek van Vleuten who crashed in the #RoadRace is ok. Conscious but in shock say the Dutch federation.

— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) August 7, 2016