30 Jul 2018, 11:14 a.m.
We sadly confirm the death of a participant in the 2018 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.
Nigel Buchan-Swanson, aged 69, was married with three children and six grandchildren and lived in Chichester, West Sussex. He suffered a cardiac arrest on Ockley Road at around the 56 mile mark and received immediate treatment from fellow riders and medical personnel at the scene.
His wife Deborah said: “Nigel was a much loved husband, father and grandfather. He was a very experienced cyclist and died doing something he loved.”
Nigel was fundraising for Macmillan and his fundraising page is here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nigel-buchan-swanson
Everyone involved in Prudential RideLondon would like to express our sincere condolences to Nigel’s family and friends.
No further details will be released and the family has asked for privacy. The exact cause of death will be established by later medical examination.