UCI WCC athlete, Desiet Kidane Tekeste dies in bicycle accident

Desiet Kidane Tekeste Cause of Death

Desiet Kidane Tekeste Death – Cause of Death : A 21-year-old UCI WCC athlete, Desiet Kidane Tekeste of Eritrea has died following a fatal bicycle accident that happened on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Tekeste had a contagious smile, she was kind, respectful, and had a deep passion for cycling

According to report, Tekeste was riding her bicycle when she was hit by a vehicle.

Who is Desiet Kidane Tekeste?

Desiet Kidane Tekeste was a UCI WCC athlete, an African road cycling champion.

She was born in 2000.

Desiet first joined the UCI World Cycling Centre in 2018.

She is the African Continental Champion and National Multi-Champion in Eritrea.

Family and well-wishers have taken to their social media handle to mourn the loss of African road cycling champion.

UCI wrote, “Desiet πŸ’™
With her constant smile, kindness, respect, and deep passion for cycling, Desiet Kidane Tekeste was a rising young talent who will be greatly missed.
Our thoughts are with her family, friends, and UCI World Cycling Centre teammates and coaches during this tragic time.”

According to Meharino Zegii, “Desiet Kidane Tekeste πŸ’™
Words can’t express our sadness to hear of the passing of 21-year-old UCI WCC athlete, Desiet Kidane Tekeste from Eritrea.
Desiet first joined the UCI World Cycling Centre in 2018 and her talent, kind heart, and deep passion for cycling immediately showed.

Her work ethic and commitment led her to competing at multiple UCI Road World Championships but she still had so much more to show the cycling world. Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. We will miss you Desiet πŸ™.”

Manolo Manterola posted, “African Continental Champion and National Multi-Champion in Eritrea, Desiet Kidane Tekeste, has passed away on this day due to injuries caused by being run over by a motorist.
Kidane Tekeste, about to sign to leave Europe, was not saved and passed away at age 21. I’m going to be a good one.”

Our condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased.