Promising 18-year-old dies in training incident

Spanish teenager Juan Pujalte rode for Alejandro Valverde's team

Juan Pujalte cycling in a black and white image
(Image credit: Federación de Ciclismo de la Región de Murcia)

Up-and-coming Spanish teenager Juan Pujalte has died following a training incident on Thursday. 

The 18-year-old, who rode for Valverde Team-Ricardo Fuentes, a team headed by former world champion Alejandro Valverde, was training in the Murcia region of Spain at the time.

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