Andy Schleck: Chris Anker Sørensen was a role model and a friend

Chris Anker Sorensen won at Terminillo on the 2010 Giro d'Italia.
(Image credit: Getty)

Andy Schleck has paid tribute to Chris Anker Sørensen after his former teammate and friend was killed while cycling on Saturday.

Sørensen was riding in Belgium ahead of the World Championships, where he was due to work for Danish television. The former pro rider turned 37 earlier this month.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.