The disastrous looking crash happened on Saturday. Letizia Paternoster lost her balance after contact with Polish Patrycja Lorkowska and Irish Alice Sharpe. The 2017 world champion, falling, hit the track with her face, then was crushed by Lorkowska.
The Italian woman did not lose consciousness, but as the doctors later informed, she does not remember anything about the accident. – She was a little confused. She asked me where he was. Luckily she recognized me. She immediately wanted to know what races she should run on Sunday – her coach Marco Villa told the Italian media.
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Studies have shown that Paternoster suffered a right collarbone fracture and concussion. “I try to smile and think about the next goals! I broke my collarbone in three places and hit my head. Thank you for the news, kisses!” – the Italian competitor wrote on social media on Sunday.
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The competition resumed after a long break. The Belgian Lotte Kopecky turned out to be the best. Lorkowska, who did not suffer any serious injuries in the crash, finished in ninth place.