Inaki Lejarret Hit And Killed By Car

by editors on December 17, 2012

Img 9762Cycling lost another champion this weekend when former Spanish mountain biking champion Inaki Lejarreta was hit by a car while training on Sunday, December 16, 2012, according to a story in The Washington Post.

Lejarreta was Spain’s mountain bike champion in 2007. He competed in cross-country cycling at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and professionally with the Orbea team. . . He was the nephew of cyclist Marino Lejarreta, who won the Spanish Vuelta in 1982.

Our thoughts are with Lejarreta’s family, friends, and the entire cycling community.

[Link: Washington Post Photo: Higai83]

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