Andrei Tchmil (57), which is in the Italian city of Brescia is treated for cancer. The Russian-Belgian, had a tumor removed.

On april 2, won, Tchmil for the Tour of Flanders ahead of Dario Pieri and romans Vainsteins. This past Sunday, and for more than 20 years, he announced on his Facebook page that he will once again be a tough battle to do.

“Friends, 20 years ago, I won the race of my dreams. Now I have another enemy, which at first glance to be unstoppable, and that you’re inside, it chews up. Cancer and cancer treatment. I want to be a professor Gianluca and his team of medical doctors in the city of Brescia thanks to their treatment, service, and support. Life is like a race that never ends.”