Chris Anker Sørensen killed in crash at World Championships

Chris Anker Sørensen in action at the 2016 Tour de France
Chris Anker Sørensen in action at the 2016 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Tragedy has struck Flanders on the eve of the start of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships. Former rider Chris Anker Sørensen, at the event as a co-commentator for Danish television, was struck by a driver while riding in Belgium and later died of his injuries.

Sørensen had just turned 37 on September 5.

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