The cyclist Julian Alaphilippe yesterday suffered a terrible fall in the Tour of Flanders 2020 when colliding with a motorcycle and falling to the ground when he was in the leading group of the race.
The Tour of Flanders, which is part of the UCI World Tour calendar, was held on a distance of 342,3 kilometers between the cities of Antwerpen and Oudenaarde (Belgium)
The Frenchman was talking to your team manager and he did not notice that he was approaching one of the organization's motorcycles, to finally hit her and fall to the road
Very unfortunate crash by Julian Alaphilippe. # RVV20
Posted by Christie Schleck on Sunday, October 18, 2020
Alaphillippe, who was leading the race alongside Mathieu van der Poel and Wout Van Aert at the time of the incident, ran out of options for victory
The world champion was taken to Ronse hospital, where X-rays showed fractures in the 2nd and 4th metacarpals of his right hand.
😰😰😰 Alaphilippe's blow with the motorcycle ...
- Alberto Arauz (@AlbertoArauzM) October 18, 2020
Finally, the victory went to Van der Poel win the sprint against the Belgian Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma)
Alaphilippe's fall led to the Remco Evenepoel reaction, who did not hide his anger through social networks
"Whore shit motorcycle," wrote the Belgian Deceuninck-Quick-Step rider on Twitter account to protest the incident.
Fucking motard de merde !!!!
- Remco Evenepoel (@EvenepoelRemco) October 18, 2020
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