RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian cross-country skier Bruna Moura will miss the Beijing Olympics after sustaining multiple fractures in a car crash in Italy.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee said Thursday that the 27-year-old Moura was hospitalized with fractures in her feet, arm, hips and shoulder. She was traveling to Germany after a period of training in Austria.
Brazilian media said the driver of the car died in the accident. He was not a member of the Brazilian Olympic delegation.
Moura had tested positive for the coronavirus recently and still needed a negative test result to secure her presence in Beijing.
Her replacement, Eduarda Ribera, was expected to travel to Beijing on Friday.