Autopsy inconclusive as to whether motorbike caused death of Antoine Demoitié

The funeral for the late Belgian rider will be held near Liège on Monday

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It is uncertain if Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitié died from his crash or from the impact of a race motorbike in Ghent-Wevelgem, according autopsy results released yesterday.

The 25-year-old team Wanty-Groupe Gobert cyclist crashed with three others around 150km into the race on Sunday as it went through northern France, near Sainte-Marie-Cappel. On the ground, a race jury motorbike hit him.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.