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South African professional cyclist Ryan Cox died in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Cox had recently undergone surgery in France to repair an artery in his leg, which had become knotted. However, when he returned home to South Africa, the artery continued to bleed, leading to complications and the onset of organ failure.

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