Heras and Sevilla back for Memorial León Sánchez

By Antonio J. Salmerón The brother of the Spanish Astana rider Luis León Sánchez died one year ago...

By Antonio J. Salmerón

The brother of the Spanish Astana rider Luis León Sánchez died one year ago in a motorbike accident. León León Sánchez also raced his bike with Würth, a branch of the ONCE team, together with Luis León. The third, younger brother of the family, Pedro Leon Sanchez, is a soccer player of Real Murcia.

Both of them, in collaboration with Peña Ciclista Muleña "Luis León Sánchez" will organize on Sunday a mountainbike-racing in their native locality, Mula (Murcia, Spain) called I Memorial León Sánchez. Many well-known cyclists such as Roberto Heras, Sergio Paulino (Astana), Alberto Contador (Astana), Jose Joaquin Rojas (Astana), Fran Perez (Caisse d' Epargne), Cayetano Juliá (Caisse d'Epargne), Óscar Sevilla (T-Mobile) and Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) will take part in the memorial cycling event.

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