Chris Anker Sørensen

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Chris Anker Sørensen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈkʰʁis ˈɑŋkɐ ˈsɶɐ̯ˀn̩sn̩]; 5 September 1984 – 18 September 2021) was a Danish professional road bicycle racer. He rode professionally between 2005 and 2018. Sørensen then worked as a directeur sportif (and co-owner) for his final professional team.[1] He was born in Hammel, Denmark. He raced at the 2008 Summer Olympics and at the 2012 Tour de France.

Sørensen was killed after being hit by a car on 18 September 2021 in Zeebrugge, Belgium at the age of 37.[2][3]

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  1. "Chris Anker Sørensen bliver medejer af Riwal - CeramicSpeed Cycling Team" [Chris Anker Sørensen joins the Riwal - CeramicSpeed Cycling Team]. Template:Cycling data RIW (in Danish). Procycling DK ApS. June 2018. Archived from the original on 24 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019. Den danske cykel-darling, som har givet os mange gode øjeblikke på TV-skærmen, går imod vejs ende som cykelrytter, og træder nu ind i en ny rolle på Riwal - CeramicSpeed Cycling Team, hvor han har tilbragt de sidste to sæsoner af sin lange karriere. [The Danish bicycle darling, who has given us many good moments on the TV screen, goes against the road end as a cyclist, and now enters a new role on the Riwal - CeramicSpeed Cycling Team, where he has spent the last two seasons of his long career.]
  2. "Triest nieuws in de rand van WK wielrennen: Deense ex-prof Chris Anker Sørensen verongelukt in Zeebrugge" [Sad news in the edge of the World Cycling Championships: Danish ex-pro Chris Anker Sørensen died in Zeebrugge]. Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). 18 September 2021. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  3. "Chris Anker Sørensen killed in crash at World Championships". CyclingNews. 18 September 2021. Retrieved 18 September 2021.