Tour de France Cyclist Punches Opponent During Race

Team Sky Tour de France cyclist Gianni Moscon was disqualified for hitting Elie Gesbert, a rider from Team Fortuneo-Samsic on June 22.

Moscon apologized on Team Sky’s Twitter account, notes the New York Post:

I’m sorry for today’s incident and I totally regret my actions. I would like to personally apologize to Elie Gesbert for the incident on today’s stage.

What happened was wrong and was a bad example coming from me to everyone. I want to publicly apologize for what happened to my teammates, everyone involved in Team Sky and everyone involved in the Tour de France.

(Source: France-TV Sport via Twitter, New York Post)

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