The former professional cyclist from Madrid, Daniel Yuste Escolar , an Olympian on the track at the 1968 Mexico Games , has died at the age of 75, a victim of the coronavirus, as announced by the Madrid Cycling Federation.
Yuste, born in Leganés , was a professional for two seasons (1969 and 1970) in the GD Pepsi and Ignis teams.
The highlight of his career was in the track mode, in which he obtained the Spanish Chase and Madison Championships together with José Gómez Lucas .
In addition, he was the only Spanish cyclist who participated in the ring at the Mexico Games (1968), in which he was thirteenth in the persecution test.
Likewise, he broke Spain's record of 5 kilometers in 1965.
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