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.