The baby had everyone moved after Egan Bernal’s win at the 2019 tour de France
These are the days of mourning for all Colombian sport and especially for cycling. Juliàn Gòmez, in fact, died prematurely at the age of 13 hit by a truck. The little boy first made his name two years ago, when he moved everyone after Egan Bernal’s victory at the 2019 tour de France.
Julián Esteban Gómez he died on Sunday morning at the age of 13. The boy made himself known in 2019 when he was filmed in tears after Egan Bernal’s victory at the 2019 tour de France. Images of the boy in tears after the athlete’s victory went around the world.
On that occasion, in fact, Juliàn had the opportunity to meet his idol and, after hugging him, burst into tears as he showed himself intent on listening to her advice. Those images they went around the world and soon became one of the symbols of that important day.
On the morning of Sunday 18 July, however, a tragic event accident took the boy away forever. The sad news was given by the Twitter account of Fabio Rodrìguez, Juliàn’s coach, with these words:
Today you leave without being able to realize the dreams you had and you leave me without anyone bothering you, only 13 years old and a cursed muleteer takes your life, your death breaks my heart, I can only say that I will miss you forever my dear Julián.
Mourning for the death of Juliàn Gòmez: an investigation is now open
After the tragic accident, the investigations to understand all the dynamics that led to death of the young Julian. According to official sources, on the morning of Sunday 18 July the 13-year-old was training when he was invested from a truck.
At a certain point in his training Juliàn lost control of the bike, falling on the asphalt: at that point a truck hit the young man. An investigation has now been opened to better clarify the causes of the death of little Julián Esteban Gómez.