Gino Mäder dies after Tour de Suisse crash

Gino Mader
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Gino Mäder has died following a crash on the descent of the Albulapass on stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse. The news was announced by the Bahrain Victorious team on Friday.

Mäder, 26, was airlifted to hospital after the crash with serious injuries close to the finish town of La Punt on Thursday afternoon.

Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.