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Old 09-08-2012, 02:53 AM   #91
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R.I.P Kemal, a great loss.

R.I.P Wouter.
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Old 09-08-2012, 04:44 AM   #92
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I just couldnt stop my tears. I was so sad to hear. I was about to start a thread here but saw this thread already been started. Now, I just witnessed again how he deserves respect and interest. Got the chance of meeting him many times and sharing his experiences with us. He loved to teach, he was kind and friendly. He was a good sportsman. Rest in peace Kemal Abi.
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:45 AM   #93
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As most here a rally fan, Kermal was one of those people that you were always watching for. So sad to hear, both riders will be missed. Prayers go to their families
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:17 AM   #94
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You will be greatly missed Kemal, thank you for all the happy moments and smiles from you.

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Old 09-08-2012, 07:27 AM   #95
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Last night we had contacted with one of the doctors in rescue team...
Thanks for the information, it helps to know what happened.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:32 AM   #96
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Sadly Update of Autopsy...

Kemal Merkit, cervical fracture; neck broken catastrophically...

Vaarkamp, cerebral hemorrhage; skull fracture and internal bleeding...
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:42 AM   #97
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Man I, cant stop thinking about this.... Those poor guys.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:30 AM   #98
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Man I, cant stop thinking about this.... Those poor guys.
Me either :(
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:01 AM   #99
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Farewell of Kemal; his daughter Mine poorly still in shock :( I burst into tears when I saw her...

Video of funeral... Many people...

http://www.dha.com.tr/dhavideogaleri.asp?vid=360657
http://www.haber7.com/video-galeri/2...guna-ugurlandi

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Old 09-08-2012, 11:35 AM   #100
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Man I, cant stop thinking about this.... Those poor guys.
I too honestly cant get it out of my mind... and I was reading one of your posts where you quoted sth that a Polish world class rider had told you about not riding in the dust and that is better to stop until it clears up ...

Man... this is so sad
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:54 AM   #101
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Farewell of Kemal; his daughter Mine poorly still in shock :( I burst into tears when I saw her...

Video of funeral... Many people...

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Old 09-08-2012, 12:26 PM   #102
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Kemal abiiii :''''(
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:09 PM   #103
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I had the good fortune of knowing both these riders and this is shocking news to me. I met Kemal at the start of the 2009 Dakar in Buenos Aires and Wouter at the Tuareg rallye earlier this year. Such a loss to both humanity and rally moto, I still do not want to believe it. My sincere condolences to both of their families. R.I.P. Kemal and Wouter.
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Old 09-08-2012, 06:07 PM   #104
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Doyle & Neduro you both expressed beautifully your thoughts of Kemal and his spirit. His was one the names I would look for in each year's Dakar roster. RIP Kemal & Wouter. Condolences to their friend and families. This is heartbreaking in the extreme.
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