Bjorg Lambrecht

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Full Name Bjorg Lambrecht
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Bjorg
Gender Male
Famous As Cyclist
Birth Date April 2nd, 1997
Birth Place Ghent, Belgium

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Belgian cyclist, Bjorg Lambrecht was a cyclist, who rode for UCI WorldTeam Lotto-Soudal. He was also named as the star list for 2018 Vuelta an Espana and was second in the Ronde de I’Isard. But, his legacy was ended after his car crashed on the third stage of the 2019 Tour de Pologne. He died on 5 August 2019 after crashing into a concrete culvert. 

Racing was suspended in an emotional tribute to the cyclist who died after the crash

There were emotional scenes during the Tour de Pologne's fourth stage as the cycling world paid tribute to Belgian rider Bjorg Lambrecht, who died following a crash in the race earlier this week. Fellow cyclists wore black arm-bands and observed a minute's silence at the start line on Tuesday as competitive racing was neutralized for the day. The race fell silent again as riders stopped at the same distance that the crash occurred the day before as spectators lined the route with banners commemorating the 22-year-old. The stage distance was also reduced by race organizers as Lambrecht's Lotto-Soudal teammates crossed the finish line together, ahead of the peloton. Lambrecht went pro in 2018 when he joined Lotto-Soudal and was considered up and coming talent in the cycling world. The Tour de Poland is a seven-day race that usually covers between 600 and 700 miles. It's part of the men's World Tour for cycling, which also includes the Tour de France.

Cause of Death and Funeral Details

The Belgian cyclist, Bjorg Lambrecht died on a crash during Stage 3 of the Tour of Poland on Monday, 5th August 2019. He was the 22-year-old cyclist, who was a second-year pro with Lotto-Soudal. The accident occurred during the heavy rainfall near the town of Zory. He collided with a concrete culvert around 48 kilometers into the race. Then, he was immediately checked by the race’s medical staff and reported for emergency resuscitation. According to AFP, race director Czeslaw Lang said that “It wasn’t a high-speed descent. It was a straight and wide road. He had a moment of hesitation, he left the asphalt, and the tragedy occurred”. He was also taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital in Rybnik. But, the Polish media reported, he died during surgery. PAP agency, Lang said that “The injuries were so serious that we called for a helicopter and an ambulance. He was transported to the hospital. His heart started beating again but he sadly died [during the operation]”

Early Life of Bjorg Lambrecht

Bjorg was born on 2nd April 1997, in the city of Ghent, Belgium. He belonged to birth sign Leo and held Belgian nationality and mixed ethnicity. He was born to parents; father Kurt Lambrecht and mother Anje Blomme. Also, he was raised by her parents, along with his sibling sister, Britt Lambrecht. Apart from his supportive family, he hadn’t disclosed his educational background. As of 2019, he celebrated his 22nd birthday. 

Body Measurements of Bjorg Lambrecht

Bjorg was a very handsome cyclist and he has got a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people toward him. He has an average height of 1.68 m with the balanced bodyweight of 56 Kg. His other body measurements will be added soon. He had Hazel eye color and brown hair. 

Career of Bjorg Lambrecht

  • Bjorg rose to fame by becoming a Belgian national junior champion in 2015. 
  • In 2016, he surprised the audience by winning the opening stage of Ronde de I’Isard. 
  • During the last phase, the race management sent him in the wrong direction, which later concludes error by the race jury.
  • Afterward, he became third Belgian to win Ronde de I’Isard.
  • He then took part in the Grand Prix Priessntz spa race just under two weeks after winning the final in France. 
  • He won the Liege-Bastogne-Liege U23 race by winning the against three competitors in the sprint in 2017.
  • He also became fifth in the Fleche Ardennaise race, second in Ronde De I’Isard, and Eight in the Tour of the Jura. 
  • He was also final classifications of the Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc, the Giro Della Valle d’Aosta and the Tour de l’Avenir 2017.
  • He turned professional with Lotto-Souda in 2018. 
  • He recorded his biggest result as a professional, finishing fourth at the Fleche Wallonne race in 2019. 
  • In April of the same year, he signed a two-year contract extension with Lotto-Soudal.

Net Worth of Bjorg Lambrecht

Bjorg was a very successful person and he had won numerous title from his professional career which has helped in uplift his net worth. Before death, his net worth was estimated at $150 thousand but his exact salary is under review. 

Marital Status (Unmarried), Dating, Girlfriend, Affairs

Bjorg was an unmarried person and he hadn’t been open about his personal life to the public. Before his death, he wasn’t dating or living a love life with a girlfriend. His sexual orientation was straight.