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The Tour de France withdraws its complaint against the spectator with the sign


The Tour de France withdrew this Thursday 1er July his complaint against the spectator suspected of being at the origin of the big fall of the first stage, between Brest and Landerneau, we learned from its director, Christian Prudhomme, at the start of the 6e stage in Tours.

“It has taken on crazy proportions, he told AFP. We want to calm things down and above all to get the message across to the public. This is to recall the precautionary measures on the Tour route. “

“Everyone must calm down”

“Everyone must calm down”, added Christian Prudhomme in the face of the media surge of recent days. The spectator in question, a 30-year-old Frenchwoman, was placed in police custody on Wednesday and was still this Thursday morning, according to the Finistère gendarmerie.

She is heard in the context of an investigation into “Unintentional injuries with disability not exceeding three months by manifestly willful breach of an obligation of safety or caution”, entrusted to the Landerneau gendarmerie brigade.

Cycling pushes itself off the pass

On Saturday, during the first stage of the Tour, the spectator who waved a sign while turning his back to the direction of the race was struck by the German Tony Martin who involved in his fall many riders. Several of them, notably the German Jasha Sütterlin (DSM), had to retire after this accident.



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