Bjorg Lambrecht dies following crash in the Tour of Poland

Update: The fourth stage of the Tour of Poland has been neutralised and shortened. It will now be 133.9km and one final lap.

22 year old Belgian rider Bjorg Lambrecht has died following a crash in the Tour of Poland. Riding for Lotto-Soudal Lambrecht crashed during the third stage. He was resuscitated at the roadside before being taken by road to hospital after transport by air ambulance was ruled out as too risky. Unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries at hospital.

Bjorg Lambrecht
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The team announced his passing in a tweet this afternoon

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