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Remembering With Love Belgian Cyclist Michael Goolaerts Who Died in 2018 Won’t Be in The Tour De France 2020 As He Had Planned


Rest in peace.

The Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts, 23 years old, died in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest during Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix race back in 2018. His big dream: Tour de France 2020

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Goolaerts was taken to a hospital after receiving CPR treatment on the side of the road after a crash.

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Belgian Cyclist Michael Goolaerts

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The statement from Véranda’s Willems-Crelan read: “It is with unimaginable sadness that we have to communicate the passing of our rider and friend Michael Goolaerts. He passed away on Sunday evening at 22.40 in Lille hospital in the presence of his family members and loved ones, who we keep in our thoughts. He died of cardiac arrest, all medical assistance was to no avail.”

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C’est avec une tristesse inimaginable que nous devons annoncer que notre coureur et ami Michael Goolaerts est décédé” ce dimanche “à 22h40 à l’hôpital de Lille, en présence de sa famille et de ses proches“, a tweeté l’équipe belge.

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