This is a list of professional cyclists who died during a race, most of them because of a fall. Not all of them died immediately; many were brought
to a hospital and died there afterwards because of the wounds caused by the fall.
- 1940s 1950s
- Camille Danguillaume, France, French National Cycling Championship, 1950
- Serse Coppi, Italy, Tour of Piedmont, 1951
- Stan Ockers, Belgium, a track race in Antwerp, 1956
- Russell Mockridge, Australia, Tour of Gippsland, 1958
- Joaquim Agostinho, Portugal, during the Tour of Algarve in 1984
- Emilio Ravasio, Italy, Giro d'Italia, 1986
- Michelle Goffin, Belgium, Tour du Haut-Var, 1987
- Vicente Mata, Belgium, Trofeo Luis Puig, 1987
- Connie Meijer, Netherlands, criterium in the Netherlands, 1988
- Saúl Morales, Spain, Tour of Argentina, 2000
- Nicole Reinhart, United States, Arlington Circuit Race, 2000
- Andrei Kivilev, Kazakhstan, Paris-Nice, 2003
- Juan Barrero, Colombia, Tour of Colombia, 2004
- Tim Pauwels, Belgium, a cyclo-cross race in Belgium, 2004
- Alessio Galletti, Italy, Subida al Naranco, 2005
The following cyclists did not die during a race, but during training or another reason related to cycling:
- Lauri Aus, Estonia. Hit by a car on his way to the Estonian National Cycling Championship, 2003
- Beryl Burton, United Kingdom. Heart failure, 8 May 1996
- Amy Gillett, Australia. Head-on collision with a car in Germany on 18 July 2005, while training with her squad.
- Adolphe Heliére, France. Drowned while swimming during a rest day of the Tour de France, 1910
- Antonio Martín, Spain. He was killed by a truck while training near Madrid, 1994
- Ricardo Otxoa, Spain. He was hit by a car during a training together with his brother Javier, who survived, 2001
- Stive Vermaut, Belgium. Stopped professional cycling in 2002 because of heart problems. Had a heart attack during a recreational
ride in 2004 and died a few weeks later.
Famous People who have Died as a Result of Motorcycle Accidents.
- T. E. Lawrence, 18 May 1935, soldier, writer.
- Richard Farina, 30 April 1966, singer, musician.
- Duane Allman, 29 October 1971, musician.
- Berry Oakley, 11 November 1972, musician
- Coluche, aka Michel Colucci, 19 June 1986, French comedian
- Pete Conrad, 8 July 1999, astronaut.
- Joey Dunlop, 2 July 2000, motorcycle racer.
- "Indian Larry" Desmedt, August 30, 2004, motorcycle builder and stuntman
- Andy Kirby, August 2002, NASCAR Busch Series Driver