Michele Scarponi almost a lifetime spent on the bike – the same place he tragically met his death.
Scarponi in the morning and went for a workout in Filottrano (province of Ancona, Central Italy). About eight o’clock in the 37-year-old rider was hit by a truck driver not noticing the cyclist.
An Italian helicopter was immediately taken to the regional hospital of Ancona, but doctors failed to save his life. Have Scarponi left a wife and twins sons.
In ATP tour, Michele Scarponi debuted in 2002. Italian in 2011 after the disqualification of Alberto Contador became the winner of the home stage race, the Giro d’italia. In the asset Scarponi three victories in Grand tour success in the prestigious race, Tirreno Adriatico, Volta ciclista a Catalunya, Giro del Trentino.
Just a few days ago Michele Scarponi was appointed captain of “Astana” for the upcoming Giro d’italia. It was expected that this race will be a farewell chord of the Italian veteran, but fate decreed otherwise…
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