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Lukas Verzbicas, U.S. Triathlon Olympic Hopeful, Hurt In Bike Crash

USA Triathlon confirmed that Lukas Verzbicas, one of its brightest young competitors, was involved in a crash on his bicycle Tuesday morning in Colorado Springs.

A tweet by Bob Babbitt, co-founder of Competitor Magazine said the 19-year-old Verzbicas, a touted prospect for the 2016 Summer Olympics, was in intensive care and scheduled for surgery Wednesday.

However, Lindsey Wyskowski, a spokesperson for the sport’s national governing body, said details weren’t available and nothing had been confirmed other than there had been an accident.

Read more: Lukas Verzbicas, U.S. triathlon Olympic hopeful, hurt in bike crash – The Denver Post

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