Preparations being made to take Amy Gillett home

Three days after the tragic accident which claimed the life of Amy Gillett and left five of her team-mates in hospital, her husband Simon Gillett has arrived in Germany to bring her remains back to Australia. According to a media update released today by Cycling Australia and the Australian Sports Commission, Mr Gillett and Rod Katz, the President of the Bicycle Federation of Australia who is travelling with him, were met at the airport by Cycling Australia National Performance Director, Shayne Bannan, the Australian Ambassador to Germany, Pamela Fayle and members of her staff and Australian Institute of Sport Counsellor, Ruth Anderson.

Lorna and Desley Graham, mother and sister of the injured rider Lorian Graham, were on the same flight. They were driven by the Ambassador to the Uni Klinik in Jena to see her.

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