Another elite athlete was killed while training last week. Chen Lihong of China was a triathlete training with the Chinese National Team when a car hit the group.

[…] “We are very sad about the death of one of our country’s elite athletes,” said Zhang Haifeng, spokesman for the administration. Five of Chen’s teammates are still recovering in hospital, said Zhang, and the rest have been discharged with minor injuries. […]

The Australian Cycling Team was decimated in a similar fashion last Summer.