The Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died after crashing at the Tour of Poland.
The 22-year-antique Lotto-Soudal rider is thought to have fallen right into a concrete culvert approximately 60 miles from the cease of Monday’s level from Chorzow to Zabrze. He was taken by helicopter to the health facility after being resuscitated on the scene but died even after having a surgical operation.
Confirming the news, Lambrecht’s crew stated: “The biggest tragedy possible that could show up to the own family, friends, and teammates of Bjorg has taken place. Rest in peace, Bjorg.” Germany’s Pascal Ackermann gained the degree, however, stated: “The result doesn’t matter.”
Lambrecht had secured a series of robust finishes at some point of one-day classics within the spring and changed into named the most promising teen in June’s Critérium du Dauphiné, a traditional preparatory occasion for the Tour de France.
He also won the under-23 version of the Liège-Bastogne-Liège race in 2017 and completed 2d inside the beneath-23 world championships ultimate 12 months.
The Tour of Poland delivered: “There are no phrases to describe this tragedy. Bjorg Lambrecht handed away following a coincidence on these days’ degree. Our thoughts are along with his circle of relatives, friends, crew, and the complete cycling community.”
Lambrecht becomes competing in his 2nd season on the arena tour and has been seemed like one of his nation’s maximum promising young abilties.
He had completed 5th in Brabantse Pijl earlier this yr, following up with 6th in Amstel Gold Race and fourth in Flèche Wallone.
With the arena of cycling in mourning, the arena champion Alejandro Valverde stated: “I am deeply sorry for the lack of Bjorg Lambrecht, a cyclist who had promised lots in some years. My innermost condolences to family, buddies, and group.”
Valverde’s Movistar group delivered: “Sometimes, existence is virtually now not fair. So younger with such a lot of things but to do. All our thoughts are with their own family, buddies, and Lotto-Soudal teammates of Bjorg Lambrecht. Rest in peace.”
Twelve countries have confirmed participation within the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, to be able to take place from August 21-24 on the shores of Lake Kivu, in Rubavu District.
According to the Competitions Director of the Beach Volleyball World Tour, Christian Hatumimana, the twelve international locations in each the women and men categories are Cote D’Ivoire, England, Netherlands, Slovenia, Denmark, Japan, Canada, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Cyprus and the hosts Rwanda.
“Rwanda will area three groups in every category. The group started intensive guidance closing week and could enter residential camp on Wednesday in Rubavu,” stated Hatumimana.
The opposition will run for four days.
It is the first time the opposition is being held in East Africa and will use a budget of Rwf350 million.
Men’s teams: Venutse Gatsinzi and Fils Habanzintwali, Christopher Mukunzi and Flavien Ndamukunda as well as the partnership of Alfred Muvunyi and Yves Niyonkuru
The women’s groups consist of Charlotte Nzayisenga and Judith Hakizimana, Louise Muhoza and Hope Musaniwabo and, the pair of Christine Nyirarukundo and Pacifique Umulisa.
Coach Sammy Mutemi Mulinge is educating the guy’s groups while Jean Luc ‘Kizungu’ Mbonyuwontuma is in the ladies’ price.