Ex-seller Cantwell dies at age 36
The Australian exciclistist Jonathan Cantwell, who was Alberto Contador's partner in Saxo bank, has died at 36 years of age, for causes that are not yet known.
Cantwell he retired in 2014 and decided to move to triathlon, representing Australia in the world championship of age groups in Gold Coast in September. Last year, the Australian confessed that he had successfully undergone surgery and chemotherapy for his testicular cancer.
The cyclist shared a team with Alberto Contador in the years 2012 and 2013. His successes include two wins in the Jayco Herald Sun Tour in 2009 and two wins in the Tour of Taiwan in 2012, in addition to being sixth in a stage of the Tour de France that year, he had spent two seasons in WorldTour with Saxo- Tinkoff and in 2011 he was the Australian national champion of criteria.