Road: Wouter Wachin (Leopard-Trek) tragically died on Monday’s giro stage after a violent fall performs Passo del Bocco. The Belgian was 26 years old.
Race doctors did what they could to save the Wouter Wachin who still had a pulse when he was flown by helicopter to the nearest hospital. Then came the announcement after the stage to 26-year-old died as a result of injuries from the crash she had.
“Today, our teammate and friend, Wouter Wachin, passed away after a fall on the third stage of the Giro d’Italia. The team is in shock and grief, and we are sending all of our thoughts and deepest condolences to his family and friends, “says Leopard-Trek’s manager Brian Nygaard.
Won stage did Angel Vicioso (Androni Giocattoli) ahead of David Millar (Team Garmin-Cervelo). The two were part of today’s long breakaway which struggled against the big Scrum, albeit with only 21 seconds.
David Millar took over the lead in the Giro.
“I will wear the pink jersey tomorrow, but it will be in memory of Wouter. There will be no celebration, and there is no joy, only sadness, says David Millar.