• Lucy Kennedy (Mitchelton-Scott) at the Amstel Gold Race 2018 start line in Maastricht (Getty Images) (Getty)
Aussie Lucy Kennedy is nursing a few broken bones after crashing hard in yesterday's Amstel Gold.
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Cycling Central

16 Apr - 12:11 PM  UPDATED 16 Apr - 12:23 PM

The Mitchelton-Scott rider has fractured her clavicle, scapula and eye socket. 

She announced the news via Twitter. 

The 29-year-old was looking forward to Ardennes week with its three Women's WorldTour races Amstel Gold, Flèche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege suiting her riding style.

At this stage the required recovery time is not yet known. 

Watch the rest of Ardennes week on SBS: 

  • Fleche-Wallone LIVE,: Wednesday 18 April, 2230-0030 AEST SBS Viceland and streaming online
  • Liège-Bastogne-Liège LIVE, Sunday 22 April, 2200-0130 AEST and streaming online 

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