There has been a tragic fatality at the Paralympic Games.olpIranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has reportedly died after suffering an accident during a C4-5 cycling road today.

According to official host broadcaster Globo, the 48-year-old has died after suffering a cardiac arrest on the way to hospital after his head injury during a collision with a rock midway through the race in Pontal, a small peninsula and beach area in the Recreio dos Bandeirantes neighborhood, located in the West Zone of the city.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have said that they will send out a statement shortly.

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