Drysdale struck by car in training

Drysdale struck by car in training

Published Jun. 14, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

Five-time world rowing champion Mahe Drysdale said his London Olympics campaign remains on track though he was injured when struck by a car while cycling in Germany this week.

Drysdale told Radio New Zealand he injured a shoulder and hip in the accident that occured as he was preparing to compete at a World Cup event in Germany. He said he won't take part in that event but ''it won't affect my preparation for racing at the Olympics.''

Drysdale was the favorite to win the men's single sculls event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but suffered a severe stomach ailment in the days before the race, finishing third and collapsing with dehydration after crossing the finish line.