MOSCOW, 17 sen — R-Sport. Iranian cyclist Bachmann Governerd died after falling in the road race at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, reports citing Iranian Paralympic Committee Insidethegames.
On Saturday, 48-year-old Governerd, speakers in the class C4 were involved in a serious accident during the race. On the way to the hospital, the racer, bumped his head on a stone directly after the fall, heart stopped.
Head of the IPC Philip Craven and International Cycling Union (UCI) Brian Cookson expressed his condolences over the incident.
The Paralympic games will run until September 18.
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