Colombian cyclist Yeison Suárez dies at 18, hit by a truck

The promising runner died when he was attacked near his home in Cómbita (Boyacá).

According to 20 minutes the young Colombian cyclist Yeison Suarez has passed away after a tragic accident at the age of 18.

It has been the Colombian Cycling Federation itself that has confirmed the death of the young cyclist, after being hit by a truck while training near his house in Cómbita (Boyacá).

Yeison, was part of the Vías Monsalud Engineering Team and he was in the crosshairs of some of the biggest international teams.

It has been a hard blow for the cycling world and for Colombia where Yaison was expected to make the final leap in the Tour of the Future of the next year.

"Heto one of the team's projection runners, an interesting talent who was going through a good process.

I trained him for three years. A good human being with conditions to reach professionalism«, Highlights about him Jair Bernal, current sports director of Talentos Colombia GW, in statements toto the federation website.

On the other hand, the Colombian Ministry of Sports has also published a message of condolences to Suárez's family and friends.

From Triathlon News we send our deepest condolences to your family and friends

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