The Spanish cycling champion, insulted after almost being run over: «Spanish shit»

the cyclist Lourdes oyarbide, champion of Spain on the road, suffered an incident on June 11 while training for Álava.

The Basque cyclist she was about to be hit by a car that he passed too fast and, tras reprimand your conduitr, received back clearly xenophobic insults.

«That when a car enters the town you overtake you too fast and skimming, and often it stops you in the hills because there is a speed bump, you call its attention and its best argument is "Spanish shit." Smell you and your power of argument! », Wrote the cyclist.

The insult received by Oyarbide has been unanimously condemned, starting with his team, the  Movistar Team, which has been clear: «Intolerant attitudes that are completely redundant in this society. Courage, Lourdes«.

The 26-year-old cyclist is one of the strongest realities of the Spanish pedal, confirmed at the start with the title achieved in 2019 in the test held in Lorca (Murcia), in addition to several stage victories in the Vuelta a Burgos and a podium in the Tour of Thuringia.

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