TV 2 SPORTS bicycle expert Chris Anker Sørensen had an accident in Belgium on Saturday. He later died from his injuries. Chris Anker Sørensen has passed away at the age of 37.
The former cyclist and current TV 2 SPORT expert commentator were participating in the World Cycling Championships in Belgium when he was knocked down by a car while riding a bicycle. At the time, Frederik Lauesen, the sports director of TV 2 SPORT, said:
For alle os der følger med i cykelsport, er nyheden om Chris Anker Sørensen’s død hjerteskærende 😢 Hvilket menneske han var, hvilken cykelrytter han var og hvilken formidler og entertainer han var 🙌🏻 Tak for oplevelserne og minderne herfra også. R.I.P. 💙— Martin Pedersen (@MartinPmax) September 18, 2021
I am very sad to receive the news of the death of our good colleague Chris Anker Sørensen. -Chris Anker Sørensen competes in the World Cycling Championship in Belgium.
This Saturday, he was riding a bicycle and was hit by a car and died of his injuries. Frederik Lauesen said that we extend our condolences and condolences to the family of Chris Anker Sørensen.
Long and beautiful career During his career as an active cyclist from 2005 to 2018, Chris Anker Sørensen successfully participated in 12 Tour de France cycling races, 5 of which were the world’s largest cycling race Tour de France. In 2010 he won the eighth stage of the Tour of Italy, and in 2015 he won the Danish Road Championship.
It all started with the Danish cycling team CSC from Bjarne Riis. Chris Anker Sørensen rode a horse from 2005 to 2015. This team eventually became Russian and was called Tinkoff-Saxo. Last year, he played for the Danish Rival team. From bicycle to TV expert 2 After the end of an active career, Chris Anker Sørensen gave up his job as a cyclist and earned a place in the TV 2 SPORT comment box, where he has always been recognized and popular. Dear colleagues. TV 2 provided crisis assistance to its employees in Belgium tonight. TV 2 also informed employees that everyone must decide whether to go to the World Cup or go home. The family of Chris Anker Sørensen has learned of his death. TV 2 currently has no more information.