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Olympic cyclist Joanna Rowsell knocked off bike

British Olympic gold medal winner Joanna Rowsell has collided with a car while cycling. The three times world champion spoke about the incident on Twitter and said the bike was badly damaged, but she was relatively unscathed.

Joanna Rowsell tweeted:

"First time for everything.. Been a cyclist for nearly 9 yrs & never been knocked off by a car until this morning. Bike came off worst... Thank you everyone for your messages. I am ok, no serious injuries just cuts and bruises."

Joanna Rowsell after receiving her MBE at Buckingham Palace Credit: Press Association