Paulo Gonçalves (motorcyclist)

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Gonçalves in 2015

Paulo Gonçalves (5 February 1979 – 12 January 2020) was a Portuguese rally racing motorcycle rider. He was born in Gemeses, Esposende. He notably won the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship in 2013. At the time of his death in 2020, his team was Hero MotoCorp. He was also a member of KTM, Honda and Husqvarna Motorcycles

On 12 January 2020, Gonçalves crashed during the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia. He was taken to a hospital in the town of Layla where he was pronounced dead. He was 40.[1]

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  1. "Goncalves dies in Dakar Rally crash". The Sydney Morning Herald. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.