Woman airlifted from Cycle Challenge

By Hana Garrett-Walker

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A woman had to be airlifted from Lake Taupo after falling from her bike during the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Taupo's Greenlea rescue helicopter was this afternoon called to a section of the lake where the woman had fallen and had a suspected fractured femur.

She was flown to Rotorua Hospital.

The cycle challenge is New Zealand's largest annual cycling event, drawing in about 8500 competitors.


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