The platoon of 81st Tour of Portugal by bike will keep a minute of silence before departure today for the sixth stage in Torre de Moncorvo to honor Belgian Bjorg Lambrecht, who died on Monday.
In a note published on social networks, the organization confirmed the gesture that the Portuguese test will take before the departure of Torre de Moncorvo towards the district capital Bragança, on the sixth of 10 stages.
Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht from 22 years old, died following a crash in the third leg of the Tour of Poland by bicycle.
Lambrecht, one of the great promises of Belgian cycling, crashed and hit a roadside concrete structure about 30 kilometers from the end of the third leg of the Tour to Poland, and was still revived and transported to the hospital, but eventually resisted. to the serious injuries he suffered.
This season Lambrecht had a fourth place finish at the Flèche Wallone and a sixth at the Amstel Gold Race, after being runner-up for the Tour de France of the Future, beaten only by current Tour champion Egan Bernal.