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Cycling official injured after pileup

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It was big crash. Track Cycling is borderline gladiatorial. Hope all involved are ok.

Riders need more protection. Rip proof cycling suits need to be a thing, and the stupid UCI rule about short and sock length need to be changed to protect their lower legs better.

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Ladies and gents, the Tokyo Olympics in one perfect metaphor.

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High speed sports is everything that it is cracked up to be.

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I mean, who ever hasn't crashed their bike.

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This is the second time this olympics has had a similar incident. It also happened during a bmx race.

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Tristis QuepeToday  11:45 am JST

Ladies and gents, the Tokyo Olympics in one perfect metaphor.

You missed the latest memo. Olympics being seen around the world as a success in the face of a global pandemic.

Nice one Japan, looking good!

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You missed the latest memo. Olympics being seen around the world as a success in the face of a global pandemic.

Nice one Japan, looking good!

How can I but agree with all those citations you provided?

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Seriously who even invented this stupid sport?

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Hoping for a quick recovery for the injured.

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At that pace, it’s unlikely it was ‘intentional’, as the article here tends/seeks to dramatize:

- “The rider from Egypt, rode right over Balsamo and into the track official.

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The accompanying photo is more telling of the “true” events from the faces of shocked spectators AND the remaining upright riders bypassing the injured.

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CHINA was very menacing in this race but didn’t even place despite the collision.

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Missed this one. Watched the men's marathon, Japan's women in the basketball final, and the USA-Brazil women's volleyball final. Passed the channel several times but never expected such excitement. It looks like one of those NASCAR crash aftermaths.

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