Great Belgian hope dies at 18

Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:17am EDT
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PARIS (Reuters) - Time trial junior world champion Igor Decraene of Belgium has died at the age of 18, the Belgian federation said on its website on Saturday.

The federation did not elaborate on the circumstances of Decraene's death.

Decraene had been dubbed as a great hope of Belgian cycling and had been set to ride for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step professional team.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot,; Editing by Pritha Sarkar)