King breaks five ribs in crash

Olympic champion Dani King has suffered five broken ribs and a collapsed lung in a crash in training.

King, who

won gold in the team pursuit

at London 2012,

confirmed on Twitter 

she is receiving treatment in hospital.

Cardiff-based King, originally from Hampshire, crashed on a regular training route in south Wales after a member of her group hit a pothole.

In October, the 23-year-old decided to

switch from track to road cycling

to ride full-time for team Wiggle Honda.

She finished

runner-up to Laura Trott

at the British Championships in June.

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