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Tuesday 23rd September 2014
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Cyclist Dies Following RideLondon

Monday 11th August 2014

It has been confirmed a cyclist in this weekend's RideLondon event has died.

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Kris Cook collapsed at Newlands Corner in Surrey from a sudden cardiac arrest. He recieved medical treatment but was pronounced dead in hospital.

The 36 year old was part of a group raising money for Woking Hospice.

His mother has said that he died doing something he loved and has welcomed donations in his memory to his fundraising page at www.justgiving.com/Kris-Cook - which at time of writing was already ten times over his 500 target.

A spokeswoman for Prudential RideLondon said: "Kris Cook, aged 36, collapsed at Newlands Corner from a sudden cardiac arrest and, although prompt medical attention was provided by event doctors on the scene, his death was later confirmed after further attempts to revive him at hospital."

She added: "The organisers of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 would like to express their sincere condolences to Kris's family and friends."

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