Cycling world pays tribute to Michael Goolaerts

Cycling world mourns the loss of 23-year-old Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider Michael Goolaerts

Michael Goolaerts.

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The cycling world has paid tribute to Michael Goolaerts, the 23-year-old Belgian rider who tragically lost his life after suffering from a cardiac arrest during Paris-Roubaix in France on Sunday.

The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider fell on the Briastre cobble sector. After receiving emergency treatment by medics at the scene, he was transferred by helicopter to hospital in Lille.

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