Cycling world reacts to death of Michele Scarponi
Apr 22 2017 11:32 am CET

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The world of cyclism is in a state of shock following the death of Michele Scarponi. We have gathered some of the comments.

- "Paralyzed and wordless after hearing the news of the accident of Scarponi. Great person and always with a contagious smile. R.I.P. Friend." Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo)

- "There are no words. A great person and a great cyclist has left us. R.I.P Michele Scarponi." Alejandro Valverde (Movistar)

- "What a terrible news. Such a funny guy. RIP Michele Scarponi. My thoughts go out to his family and friends." Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo)

- "Devastated to hear the news about Scarponi. Can't believe it. My thoughts with all his friends, family and team." Geraint Thomas (Team Sky)

- "I intend to remember you every minute of my life, Michele Scarponi, and tell your kids what a wonderful person you were. You will always be with us." Luis Angel Mate (Cofidis)

- "Absolutely devastating to see the tragic news about Michele Scarponi. One of the nicest guys you could ever meet. RIP my friend." Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data)

- "One big family. We will miss Michele Scarponi. His humor & always-being-in-good-mood. Our thoughts go to his family & Astana teammates." Katusha-Alpecin

- "We're terribly sad to hear about Michele Scarponi. A Great rider & person who has been tragically taken from us. Thoughts are with his family!" Bora-hansgrohe

- "The thoughts of the entire Lotto-Soudal team go out to the family and loved ones of Michele Scarponi." Lotto-Soudal

- "Everyone at Team Sky is shocked and saddened by the loss of Michele Scarponi. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and all at Astana." Team Sky

- "Our thoughts and prayers go to the family, friends and team of Michele Scarponi, who passed away this morning in a traffic incident." Quick-Step Floors

- "Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Michele Scarponi and the entire Astana team. Our thoughts are with you all." BMC Racing team

- "From all at team Dimension Data, our condolences go out to the family, friends and all at Astana team on the passing of Michele Scarponi. RIP Champ!" Dimension Data

- "Our thoughts are with the friends & family of Michele Scarponi. We are shocked & saddened by the news. RIP" Orica-Scott

- "Horrible news this morning. Our hearts go out to Michele Scarponi's friends and family, and the entire Astana Team." Cannondale-Drapac

- "Shocked by the tragic death of Michele Scarponi. Without a doubt, the sympathy by nature of cycling. Rest in peace." Movistar Team

- "All our thoughts go to Michele Scarponi and his family. In memoriam." AG2R-La Mondiale

- "Your smile will last forever. Ciao Michele Scarponi. Our deepest sorrow to his family and Astana Team from all Team Bahrain-Merida." Bahrain-Merida

- "We found out with sadness of the death of Michele Scarponi. All our thoughts to his family, his closed ones and Astana Team." FDJ

- "We're deeply shocked by the passing away of Michele Scarponi. Our thoughts go out to his relatives, friends and teammates Astana team." Team Sunweb

- "So difficult to believe..." UAE- Team Emirates

- "We are devastated by the sad death of Michele Scarponi. We wish his family and Astana Team all the strength. Michele, rest in peace!." Lotto NL-Jumbo
Photo of Michele Scarponi by CyclingPub / Mary Cardenas


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