Hundreds turn out to pay tribute to Bjorg Lambrecht at funeral service

Lambrecht's Lotto-Soudal team-mates attended the service in his home town among family and friends

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Hundreds of people turned out on Tuesday in the Belgian town of Knesselare to pay tribute to the late Bjorg Lambrecht.

Lambrecht died last week after crashing on stage three of the Tour of Poland, aged just 22. During the crash he collided with a concrete culvert on the side of the road and, after being rushed to hospital, died while receiving emergency treatment.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).