Sebastien Reichenbach: Several riders are willing to testify against Gianni Moscon
Oct 04 2017 02:24 pm CET

Sebastien Reichenbach: Several riders are willing to testify against Gianni Moscon

FDJ's Sebastien Reichenbach says that several riders are willing to testify against Gianni Moscon of Team Sky, following a crash involving the two riders in the Tre Valli Varesine.

Reichenbach commented after Tuesday's incident, saying that Moscon caused the Swiss rider's crash on purpose.

"I am going to file a complaint against Gianni Moscon, because he deliberately caused me to crash," he told Swiss newspaper Le Nouvelliste. "Several other riders saw it happen and are willing to testify in my favour. This could have ended much worse. Moscon literally threw himself at me on the descent.

"My team FDJ supports me as well, to file a complaint," he added.

Reichenbach believes that Moscon's push was in fact a retaliation for a tweet published by the Swiss earlier this year, in which he condemned Moscon's racist comments aimed at Kevin Reza.

"This is payback for my tweet during the Tour of Romandie, which led to his internal suspension. But I hadn't even mentioned him by name at the time."

This incident is the latest in a series of scandals involving the Italian. In September, Moscon was qualified from the World Championships Road Race after holding on to a team car.
Image: Team FDJ logo





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