Julen Goikoetxea

Julen Goikoetxea

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Death 7 Oct 2006 (aged 21)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 18501578 · View Source
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Sports Figure. Julen Goikoetxea was a Basque cyclist from Ondarroa, Spain. Goikoetxea started his international career in 2004 as a member of the Alfus Tedes Garbialdi team. In his first two seasons he won five races. UCI Pro Tour team Euskaltel-Euskadi acknowledged his talent and contracted him for the 2007 season. Despite his success as a cyclist, he began to suffer from depression. He tried to kill himself several times before doctors began treating him. As a result he did not cycle in any races after May 2006. On October 7, 2006 he committed suicide by jumping off his balcony.

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  • Created by: TheSmiley
  • Added: 18 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18501578
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julen Goikoetxea (18 Aug 1985–7 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18501578, ; Maintained by TheSmiley (contributor 46894880) Unknown.