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Old 11-02-04, 04:48 PM
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Knetemann dead at 53

Dutch cycling legend Gerrie Knetemann has died, aged 53, on Tuesday afternoon, November 2. The ex-World Champion and national coach of the Dutch road team felt unwell during ski training and was taken to hospital, where he died of heart failure. The exact cause of death is unknown.

Knetemann's professional career began in 1973, and during it he won the World Championship, Amstel Gold Race (twice), 10 stages in the Tour de France, Paris-Nice, Tour of the Netherlands (3 times) and Tour Méditerranéen (3 times). He retired in 1989.
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