The UCI expels the director of SD Worx from the Women’s Tour for Vollering’s car

Demi Vollering’s controversial trascoche in the fifth stage of the Women’s Tour de France avec Zwift continues to generate debate in the peloton and the UCI has taken action on the matter so that episodes like this do not happen again.

In addition to the 20 second penalty that was imposed on Vollering in the general classification, an excessive penalty according to the team Despite being notified immediately by the commissioners as seen on television cameras, the SD Worx team will have to face the last three stages of the event without their director, Danny Stam.

The International Cycling Union has decided this Friday to expel Danny Stam from the race after reviewing television footage of Vollering’s car. The UCI hides behind its decision arguing that the images “show the dangerous nature of Stam’s actions when overtaking other cars and cyclists during the fifth stage”, and also state that “in view of the inappropriate comments made by Mr. Stam towards the stewards, the panel of stewards has decided to impose the following punishments: a fine of 500 Swiss francs and expulsion from the race”.

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