Xavier Tondo

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Xavier Tondo
Tondó in 2010 riding for Cervélo TestTeam
Personal information
Full name Xavier Tondo Volpini
Born (1978-11-05)5 November 1978
Valls, Spain
Died 23 May 2011(2011-05-23) (aged 32)
Monachil, Spain[1]
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007–2008
2009
2010
2011
Paternina-Costa de Almería
Barbot-Gaia
Catalunya-Angel Mir
Relax-GAM
LA-MSS
Andalucía-Cajasur
Cervélo TestTeam
Team Movistar
Major wins
Volta a Portugal (2007)
Paris-Nice, 1 stage
Volta a Catalunya, 1 stage
Vuelta a Castilla y León (2011)

Xavier Tondo Volpini (5 November 1978 – 23 May 2011) was a Spanish professional bicycle racer. He mainly participated in bicycle races up the mountain.

On 23 May 2011, while he was getting his bicycle ready for a ride, Tondo was trapped between his own garage door and car. He was crushed by the door. One of his teammates, Beñat Intxausti, was with him during the accident.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Xavier Tondo Dies In Domestic Accident". Cyclingnews.com. 23 May 2011. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 

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