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Tragedy at the tour of Austria: Andre Drej dies in the middle of the stage

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Tragedy at the tour of Austria: Andre Drej dies in the middle of the stage

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NA tragedy in professional cycling. During the fourth stage of the tour of Austria, the Norwegian cyclist of the UCI Continental team Andre Drigg died while immersed in a descent.

The rider of the Norwegian team was descending from the glossglockner pass, a 21.2 km paved section in the middle of the Alps, with a vertical height of 1,783 meters and an average slope of 8.3%, when he lost control of his bike.

The 25-year-old Nordic cyclist has been one of the leading riders on his team and, in fact, next year he could make the leap to the UCI Tour circuit at the hands of the team of jayko Alula having achieved seven stage victories so far this year

This is the first death of a cyclist since last year, a few weeks before the start of the Tour de France, Gino Mader died at the Swiss cycling race.

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