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MOSCOW (AP)

Race organizers say an Italian rider has died in a crash at the World Supersport race.

TRAGIC SPORTS DEATHS

Remembering the many athletes sports lost way too soon.

Kawasaki Go Eleven rider Andrea Antonelli died Sunday after losing control of his Kawasaki ZX-6R bike in rainy weather and crashing during the opening lap, said Tatiana Makhina, a spokeswoman for the Moscow Raceway organizers.

After crashing, the 25-year old Antonelli was struck by a fellow rider. Antonelli was quickly treated by an emergency medical team, but died of injuries shortly after.

The organizers cancelled the remaining events.



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