Frank Vandenbroucke: 1974 – 2009

The Belgian racer Frank Vandenbroucke died yesterday in Senegal at the age of 34. The Mouscron-born rider was considered the great hope of Belgian cycling in the 1990s. Turning professional in 1993, Vandenbroucke won 54 races during his career including Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Paris-Nice and Gent-Wevelgem.