Dutch amateur Gijs Verdick dies in hospital following cardiac arrests

Gijs Verdick, 21, has passed away after suffering two cardiac arrests at a race in Poland last week

Photo: Jo Piels Cycling Team

A week after Gijs Verdick suffered two cardiac arrests at a race in Poland, his Cycling Team Jo Piels have announced that the Dutch amateur has passed away in hospital.

The 21-year-old reportedly suffered the first at 1am on Tuesday, May 3 while at the Carpathian Couriers Race - an under 23 event, where Team Wiggins were also competing.

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