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Italian Gianni Moscon has been booted out after striking a rider from Team Fortuneo-Samsic in the first 800 metres of stage 15. Twitter. 9. Team Sky rider Gianni Moscon was caught on camera rolling to the right and using his right arm to strike Frenchman Elie Gesbert’s face. Twitter. 9.
Gianni Moscon (born 1994-04-20) is a professional road racing cyclist from Italy, currently riding for Team Sky. His best results are 1st place in GC Arctic Race of Norway, 3rd place in Il Lombardia and 1st place in stage Arctic Race of Norway.
The Italian rider was excluded from the Tour after the race jury reviewed footage of the incident following the stage. The images show Moscon turning and aiming a blow at Gesbert, who stayed upright on his bike. This is the first year in which the Tour has had a video commissaire, who observes
Team Sky rider Gianni Moscon was expelled from the Tour de France on Sunday after he appeared to deliberately hit a fellow cyclist during the race.
Gianni Moscon has been handed a five week suspension from the UCI Disciplinary Commission for violent conduct at the 2018 Tour de France. The Italian was seen hitting out at Frenchman Elie Gesbert (Fortuneo-Samsic) close to the start of stage 15 of the race. Moscon completed the stage, but was disqualified afterwards by commissaires.
Following on from a breakthrough debut season, Moscon’s star continued to rise in 2017 with major results in some of the world’s tough races.