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How Did Lieuwe Westra Die? Dutch Cyclist Cause of Death

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Dutch retired pro-Lieuwe Westra died at the age of 40. Thomas Sijtsma, his biographer, verified the news on Sunday morning.

His biographer unveiled the new cover by the Dutch media. Lieuwe Westra, a former Astana and Vacansoleil-DMC cyclist, died on Saturday afternoon at the age of 40.

Lieuwe Westra was a Dutch professional racing cyclist who competed for the KrolStonE Continental Team, Vacansoleil-DCM, and Astana teams between 2006 and 2016.

Westra, a Mûnein native, finished second in the 2012 Paris-Nice, a UCI World Tour race, and he also won the queen stage to Mende. This stage ended at the top of the 3 km (1.9 mi) long Côte de la Croix-Neuve-Montée Laurent Jalabert, which has a 10.1% average gradient.

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How Did Lieuwe Westra Die? Dutch Cyclist Cause of Death

Former Dutch cyclist Lieuwe Westra, who won the Paris-Nice in 2012, died on Sunday at the age of 40 following a life-long struggle with depression, according to his biographer and Dutch media.

His biographer unveiled the new cover by the Dutch media. Lieuwe Westra, a former Astana and Vacansoleil-DMC cyclist, died on Saturday afternoon at the age of 40.

Former Dutch cyclist Lieuwe Westra, who won the Paris-Nice in 2012, died at the age of 40 after suffering a heart attack.

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“Lieuwe Westra passed away on Saturday afternoon. The former cyclist fought with himself in recent years and lost,” Sijtsma wrote. “Rest in peace, beast.”

Westra retired at the start of 2017, citing depression. He has since suffered difficult years that included divorce and the sale of the cycling hotel he developed with his former wife.

He was found dead Saturday in Zwaagdijk, the Netherlands. The cause of death has not been confirmed.

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