Spanish Fernando Civera, 46, died "due to heart failure" during the second stage Titan desert that it has been questionable since the last Sunday Morocco, the organization has announced.
cyclist was in the "complicated area of the dunes, outside the usual area marked by navigation devices", at the second stage kilometer 55, which was disputed between Merzouga and Ouzina, 105 kilometers.
Civera squeezed the security device to alert the organization and immediately went to the medical helicopter rescuebut the doctors could not do anything to rescue his life after the resuscitation maneuvers.
The organization has announced news to participants at the usual meeting that is held every day before dinner to prepare the next day.
Juan Porcar, Managing Director Titan Desert He explained the EFE details of the action as soon as he reported the sad news.
"It's a huge club, one of those you never expect in sports, just as we know there are risks of this kind in these tests. Nothing like this ever happened at the age of 14, we weren't ready for these things," he said.
Porcar said that "when the help arrived in the area they were trying to revive, nothing could be done to save his life." heart failure early afternoon. "
Fernando Civera was 46 years old, arrived on Titan with a friend and is known to be paired with a Mexican woman. I worked in a Spanish company.
Cyclist's corpse is transported to Er Rachidia. On Tuesday, the competition is suspended and there will be a day of mourning.