The 11-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey says the Para-cycling track world championships in Italy have been “really successful” after winning a seventh world title in the C5 3km individual pursuit event.
Dame Sarah Storey recovered from an asthma attack to maintain her unbeaten international record in the C5 3km individual pursuit with victory at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships.
Storey then went on to take a silver behind Poland’s Anna Harkowska in the scratch race, despite earlier suffering an asthma attack in qualifying for the pursuit final.
“To be still that far ahead on the pursuit, there is plenty of more in the bag,” she told BBC Sport. “The asthma attack put a bit of a dampener on things and that potentially killed my legs in the scratch race, but take nothing away from Anna.
“However, it has still been a successful championships for me.”
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