Former cyclist Chris Anker Sorenson has died aged 37 aft helium was struck by a conveyance during a thrust successful Belgium.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed the "tragic loss", on with the Danish broadcaster helium was acceptable to enactment for successful commentary for the Road World Championships successful Flanders this weekend.
"It is with large sadness that I person received the quality that our bully workfellow Chris Anker Sorensen is dead," TV 2 Sport's sports manager Frederik Lauesen said.
"Chris Anker Sorensen was successful Belgium for the World Cycling Championships.
"Today, Saturday, helium was retired cycling and was deed by a car and helium aboriginal died of his injuries.
"Our thoughts and heavy sympathy spell to Chris Anker Sorensen's family."
Sorenson retired from nonrecreational cycling successful 2018. His top achievements was winning a signifier successful the 2010 Giro d'Italia and successful 2015 helium won the Danish nationalist title. Sorenson besides finished 14th astatine the 2012 Tour de France.
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