Johan Vansummeren: more needs to be done to improve safety after spectator death

Paris-Roubaix winner Johan Vansummeren says the UCI needs to look at safety measures after 54-year-old woman is hit in feed zone during Belgian race

A feed-zone

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Belgian pro Johan Vansummeren, winner of the 2011 Paris-Roubaix, wants cycling's governing body, the UCI, to strengthen its race safety measures after a spectator's death on Sunday.

A rider collided with 54-year-old wife of ex-pro Ludwig Wynants while she was in the feed zone of the Brustem-Sint-Truiden race near Hasselt, Belgium. She later died of her injuries.

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