German cyclist Jan Riedmann dies at age 17 when run over while training

The cyclist, who competed in the lower categories of the Bora-Hansgrohe, failed to recover from the injuries sustained. The team will pay tribute to him at Milan-San Remo.


The world of cycling is mourning after learning of the death of the young German cyclist Jan Riedmann at just 17 years old when he was hit by a car while training. Riedmann was a member of the Auto Eder Bayern team, the Bora-Hansgrohe U19 subsidiary.

The Bora-Hansgrohe team itself announced this sad news on Monday through their social networks and also announced that they will pay tribute to the cyclist in Milan-San Remo this Saturday. "It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to Jan Riedmann, the riders of our Under-19 team, Team Auto Eder Bayern, following a tragic accident this weekend. Our most sincere condolences to Jan's family and friends. In tribute to Jan, our runners will wear black ties at Milan-San Remo ".

To the condolence signs for the death of Riedmann also wanted to add the three-time world champion Peter Sagan, who shared the announcement of the Bora-Hansgrohe along with this message: "The death of a cyclist after being involved in a traffic accident is a very sad news. My condolences to Jan's family and loved ones. "

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