Tragedy in cycling. The junior cyclist Jacopo Venzo died in Austria following a downhill fall suffered yesterday during the first stage of the Junioren Rundfahrt 2023. This was announced by his team, Campana Imballaggi Geo & Tex Trentino, on their social channels. "With tears in our eyes and a devastated heart, we announce that our junior Jacopo Venzo has left us. The boy was the victim of a very bad fall yesterday during the downhill during the first stage of the Tour of Upper Austria. Jacopo was an extraordinary boy, with a future to be written in sport and above all in life, and for this reason it hurts even more", reads the team's post.
"All of Campana Imballaggi Geo&Tex Trentino gathers around family, friends and all those who loved Jacopo in this moment of immense pain. We ask to respect the privacy of the family and thank all those who will make us feel their support. Now we have one more angel to protect us up there. Hi Jacopo, thank you for the good times spent together. You can't imagine how much we will miss you", concludes the team.