Cyclist finishes race despite horrific injury

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British cyclist Lauren Dolan went above and beyond to finish her race at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships recently.

The Times reports the teenager, who was celebrating her 18th birthday, collided with a pothole in wet conditions and crashed into a concrete barrier.

Dolan’s leg was pinned under her bike as she slid down the road, leading to a serious injury.

Nevertheless, Dolan was somehow able to get up and finish the race:

She later tweeted from her hospital bed, leaving no doubt as to the severity of her injury: