He Swiss cyclist Gino Mader died today after being found unconscious after a fall suffered in the fifth stage of the Tour of Switzerland, announced his team, Bahrain-Victorious.
Despite the efforts from the phenomenal team of the Coire hospital, could not overcome their last and greatest challenge and at 11:30 (6:30 in our country) we had to say goodbye to one of our team lights,” said the Bahrain-Victorious it’s a statement.
Mader was 26 years old and ranked 27th. in the ranking test overall. the athlete he fell on Thursday at kilometer 197 of the queen stage of the Swiss testbetween Fiesch and La Punt, in the vertiginous descent of the Col de la Albula, after a day marked by three ascents above 2,000 meters of altitude.
The cyclist He was found “inert in the water” of a ravine near the highway and “immediately revived and transported to the Coire hospital by air.”said the organizers of the race.
The tribute to Gino Mader by his teammates and the peloton in the Tour of Switzerland. All very sad. RIP Gino. pic.twitter.com/U8HNoe0yCZ
— Alfonso Hernandez (@AlfonsoH) June 16, 2023
On the descent of Albula The American Magnus Sheffield (Ineos-Grenadiers) also fell, who was hospitalized “with bruises and a concussion”, but did not lose consciousness, the organization said.