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Michael Goolaerts's condition 'very worrying' after CPR treatment at Paris-Roubaix

Michael Goolaerts's condition 'very worrying' after CPR treatment at Paris-Roubaix

Michael Goolaerts's condition 'very worrying' after CPR treatment at Paris-Roubaix

His death was confirmed by his Veranda's Willems-Crelan-Charles team in a statement.

The statement added: "For now there will be no further communication as we want to give his close ones time to deal with this bad loss".

He was a member of the Belgian professional cycling team Veranda's Willems-Crelan. Television footage showed him receiving CPR treatment at the side of the road.

"We thank you in advance for respecting the privacy of his relatives", the statement concluded.

David Lappartient, president of the Union Cycliste Internationale, expressed the organisation's sadness at the tragic news. "We share their vast sadness", he posted on Twitter.

In sunny and warm conditions in northern France, the triple world champion, who rides for Bora-Hansgrohe, broke clear of the main pack in pursuit of the three riders who remained from the group of nine that had taken an early lead with 200km remaining.

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"All the thoughts and prayers of the @BORAhansgrohe team and myself are with Michael Goolaerts".

"It's really nice to win this race with the world champion jersey".

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts dies at the age of 23 after crashing during the Paris-Roubaix classic on Sunday. Goolaerts hadn't raced it before and crashed in the second of the course's 29 cobblestone sections, which make up about 20% of the course, while making a right-hand turn.

Belgian Wouter Weylandt, a stage victor at the Vuelta a Espana and Giro d'Italia, died instantly when he hit a guard rail in the third stage at the 2011 Giro.

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