Ronny Van Sweevelt is confirmed dead at the age of 57.
Ronny was best known as a Belgian Olympic racing cyclist (1984).
Death was likely due to food poisoning.
Ronny Van Sweevelt
Personal information
Born(1962-08-03)3 August 1962
Hasselt, Belgium
Died17 June 2020(2020-06-17) (aged 57)
Hasselt, Belgium
Ronny Van Sweevelt (3 August 1962 – 17 June 2020) was a Belgian cyclist. He competed in the individual road race event at the 1984 Summer Olympics.
In later life he became addicted to drugs. He was in the news in 2000 after a police chase in Antwerp, after a suspected drug possession. He was sentenced in 2001.
Van Sweevelt died in Hasselt on 17 June 2020, after being in a coma due to food poisoning.
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