The race fell silent once more as riders stopped on the similar distance that the crash occurred the day earlier than as spectators lined the route with banners commemorating the 22-year-old.
The stage distance was additionally diminished by race organizers as Lambrecht’s Lotto-Soudal teammates crossed the end line collectively, forward of the peloton.
“It was an odd day, a day of mourning. Yesterday, we mentioned till late about what to do right this moment, the way to mark the demise of Bjorg Lambrecht,” race director Czeslaw Lang stated Tuesday.
“We wanted a second of reflection, a respite, to recollect.”
‘Immeasurable and lasting loss’
Lambrecht crashed on the third stage of the race between Chorzów and Zabrze and was taken to a hospital, the place he was later pronounced useless.
His dad and mom have been additionally stated to be ready for him on the day’s ending line.
“I hope I’ve a superb situation to make some good outcomes for me and the workforce,” he stated.
Lotto-Soudal stated it had consulted trauma specialists earlier than coming into riders within the fourth stage and that participation was a part of the collective mourning course of.
“Extra abrupt will not be potential. Repeatedly, there’s the immeasurable and lasting lack of their baby, companion, brother and sister. Repeatedly, the sympathy is overwhelming and heartfelt.”
It added: “All riders and employees of Lotto-Soudal would sincerely wish to thank everyone for his or her expressions of sympathy within the normally laborious (top-level sports activities) world.”
Lambrecht went professional in 2018 when he joined Lotto-Soudal and was thought of up and coming expertise within the biking world.
The Tour de Poland is a seven day race that normally covers between 600 and 700 miles. It is a part of the boys’s World Tour for biking, which additionally contains the Tour de France.