Yerlan Pernebekov dies after stroke in Ecuador

Yerlan Pernebekov (Astana)

Yerlan Pernebekov (Astana) (Image credit: Astana Pro Team)

Astana Pro Team have announced that 19-year-old Astana Continental Team rider Yerlan Pernebekov has died from a stroke after complaining of a severe headache while at a training camp. Pernebekov had finished his daily routine of training with the team and was immediately hospitalized after alerting staff to his heachaches at the dinner table.

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