Investigation launched into crash that killed Iranian Paralympics cyclist

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Bahman Golbarnezhad is first Paralympic athlete to die in competition after losing control on road race descent in Rio

An Iranian cyclist, Bahman Golbarnezhad, has become the first Paralympic athlete to die in competition, after a horrific crash in the men’s C4/C5 road race in Rio on Saturday.

A joint investigation involving Rio 2016, the International Paralympic Committee, Rio police, medical authorities and cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, has been opened to establish the full circumstances of what was described as a tragic accident.

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