'Another young champ is gone', cycling mourns the death of Daan Myngheer

Cyclists, teams and officials pay tribute to Daan Myngheer, who died after suffering a heart attack at the Critierium International on Saturday

Daan Myngheer (Photo: Jean Marc Hecquet)

It was a dark weekend for the world of cycling, with two young Belgian talents passing away at races in the space of 24 hours.

On Sunday, Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Antoine Demoitié was struck by a race motorbike at Ghent-Wevelgem and died of his injuries later that evening.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.