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Cyclist Dies After Crash, Cardiac Arrest In Grueling Paris-Roubaix Race

In a notoriously difficult race that's nicknamed "The Hell of the North," Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts, 23, died of cardiac arrest, his team said.

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died after crashing during Sunday's Paris-Roubaix race, a notoriously difficult contest that's nicknamed "The Hell of the North." Goolaerts, 23, died of cardiac arrest, his team said.

Goolaerts was about 93 miles from the finish

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