INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED AFTER OLYMPIAN DIES AT BYRON BAY CRITERIUM CIRCUIT

Byron Shire Council has announced the closure of its criterium circuit at the Cavanbah Centre following the death of Olympian Cliff Burvill last week.

The 83-year-old died after falling on the track, with the moments leading up to the incident now under investigation.

A safety audit is also being completed, and all upcoming Cycle Club events have been postponed.

The 1km track had only reopened a month before, following a major upgrade.

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