Cycling world pays tribute to former Giro winner Michele Scarponi

Cycling world reacts in shock but pays tribute to Michele Scarponi, who died aged 37

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Riders, journalists, fans and everyone connected with the world of cycling has been left in shock by the sudden death of for Giro d'Italia winner, Michele Scarponi.

The Italian, aged 37, was killed during a training ride near his home in Filottrano on Saturday morning, just five days after winning a stage at the Tour of the Alps.

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