A cyclist who was participating in the biggest individually-timed cycle race in the world, the Cape Town Cycle Tour, reportedly collapsed during the race and tragically passed away.

Marketing, Media and Sponsorship Director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust, David Bellairs, told Sports24 that the participant died on Sunday afternoon.

“It is with deep regret that the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust confirms that a participant passed
away… after collapsing at Smitswinkel Bay,” he said.

He continued, “Our sincere condolences go out to his family. We are respecting the family wishes and not releasing any further personal details at this point.”

 

Picture: Twitter/ Cape Town Cycle Tour

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