Two-time Olympian and Australian cycling star Caroline Buchanan has suffered multiple injuries in a car crash.
Cycling Central

3 Jan 2018 - 9:12 AM  UPDATED 3 Jan 2018 - 9:44 AM

But the 27-year-old has spoken positively of her recovery from a broken nose and sternum and collapsed lung in posting a photo of her bloodied face to social media.

Buchanan has eight world titles in BMX and mountain biking, crashing in the final of the BMX race at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

She claimed her fifth mountain bike world title in August in the four-cross discipline, a month after winning a silver medal at the BMX world championships in July.

Buchanan rebounds from Rio disappointment with a MTB world title
Australia's Caroline Buchanan shook off Olympic heartbreak to win the women's 4X (four cross) title at the 2016 UCI MTB World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy.