Bjorg Lambrecht

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Bjorg Lambrecht
Lambrecht in 2016.
Personal information
Full nameBjorg Lambrecht
Born(1997-04-02)2 April 1997
Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium
Died5 August 2019(2019-08-05) (aged 22)
Bełk, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Team information
Amateur team
2016–2017Lotto–Soudal U23
Professional team

Bjorg Lambrecht (2 April 1997 – 5 August 2019) was a Belgian cyclist. He rode for UCI WorldTeam Lotto–Soudal.[2] In August 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Vuelta a España.[3]

Lambrecht died on 5 August 2019 after crashing into a concrete tunnel during the third stage of the 2019 Tour de Pologne, at age 22.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lotto Soudal unveil 2018 team kit". Immediate Media Company. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018. New to the team for 2018 are Jens Keukeleire (Orica-Scott), Bjorg Lambrecht (neo-pro), Victor Campanaerts (LottoNL-Jumbo), Harm Vanhoucke and Lawrence Naeson [sic] (WB Veranclassic Aqua Protect).
  2. "Lotto-Soudal". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  3. "2018: 73rd Vuelta a España: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Archived from the original on 25 April 2019. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  4. Ballinger, Alex (6 August 2019). "Organisers neutralise Tour of Poland stage four after tragic death of Bjorg Lambrecht". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 6 August 2019.