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Rider Arielle Martin has 3rd surgery

Updated: August 7, 2012, 7:22 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- BMX rider Arielle Martin underwent a third surgery after injuring her liver and lung in a devastating crash that knocked her out of the London Olympics.

Martin's family said Tuesday in a statement that doctors are hopeful Monday's latest surgery will help with fluid build up in her abdomen. A previous surgery removed about two liters of fluid.

The gold medal hopeful crashed after a mechanical problem during a final practice with the U.S. team on July 30 in Chula Vista, Calif. ...

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