Burry Stander killed while training
JOHANNESBURG -- Burry Stander, a two-time Olympian from South Africa and one of the world's best mountain bikers, was killed while training Thursday when his bike collided with a taxi. He was 25.
The circumstances of the accident near his home in Shelley Beach, south of Durban, were still being investigated, Cycling South Africa said.
Stander competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, finishing fifth at the London Games. He was a former under-19 and under-23 world champion.
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