Daan Myngheer dies from heart attack suffered at Criterium International

Roubaix Lille Metropole's Daan Myhgheer, 22, dies after suffering a heart attack at the Criterium International on Saturday

Daan Myngheer (Photo: Roubaix Lille Metropole/ Jean-Marc Hecquet)

Roubaix Lille Metropole cyclist Daan Myngheer has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack on stage one of the Criterium International in Corsica on Saturday.

The 22-year-old Belgian is the second young rider from his country to pass away at a race this weekend, following the death of Wanty - Groupe Gobert rider Antoine Demoitie at Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday.

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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.