Former rider Sørensen (37) dies in accident

Danish former cyclist Chris Anker Sørensen died on Saturday in a traffic accident in Zeebrugge. He was in Belgium to co-comment next week’s World Cup.

Sørensen, 37, was cycling when the accident happened.

fighting spirit

Sørensen was a professional rider from 2007 to 2018, rode for CSC, Saxo Bank and Tinkoff, among others, and recorded five victories. For example, he won a stage in the Dauphiné (2008) and the Giro (2010) and became Danish champion in 2015.

In 2012, he narrowly missed a stage win in the Tour de France. That year he was named the most combative rider of the Tour. He then finished the Tour despite serious injuries to his fingers.

The defeat in Denmark and in the cycling world is great, according to the reactions on Twitter:

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