Colombian ex-cyclist Jaime Restrepo found dead

Former junior team pursuit champion found shot dead in Colombia, according to media reports.

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Jaime Restrepo, a former Colombian cyclist, was found dead Monday in Ciudad Bolívar, according to police reports in Colombia.

According to media reports, police say the 25-year-old was shot with a firearm. More details are unknown as the investigation continues, according to El Tiempo.

Restrepo was a former track and road cyclist, whose biggest success came in 2014 when he was part of a junior world champion squad in team pursuit.

He raced with a Romanian continental squad Team Novak in 2019-2021.

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