Gino Mäder dies after Tour de Suisse crash, aged 26

'His talent, dedication, and enthusiasm were an inspiration to us all,' says Bahrain Victorious boss

Gino Mäder at Tour de Suisse 2023
(Image credit: Getty)

Bahrain Victorious rider Gino Mäder has died following a high-speed crash at the Tour de Suisse

The 26-year-old was found unresponsive after crashing into a ravine on the descent of the Albula Pass during Thursday’s stage five. He was resuscitated at the scene and airlifted to hospital, where he later passed away.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.