• Team Sky's Gianni Moscon. (Getty)Source: Getty
Team Sky's Gianni Moscon has escaped sanction for allegedly causing Sébastien Reichenbach's crash in October 2017.
Source:
Team Sky, Cyclingtips
21 Jun 2018 - 9:15 AM  UPDATED 21 Jun 2018 - 9:16 AM

Groupama FDJ's Reichenbach, who fractured his elbow in a fall at the Tre Valli Varesine in Italy that required surgery, alleged the crash was deliberately caused by Moscon.

But Team Sky announced yesterday the Italian has been cleared by the UCI following an 11-hour disciplinary hearing in April about the incident. 

 

‘Team Sky welcome the decision by the UCI to dismiss the case against Gianni Moscon.

 

‘It has been a lengthy process during which an independent panel heard evidence from all parties and found that there was not a case to answer.

 

‘These were serious allegations which Gianni and the team have always strongly contested.

 

‘We back Gianni and he has our full support. We are pleased he can now get on with racing with a line now drawn under this episode.

 

‘He is a very talented young bike rider who will have much to contribute to the Team over the coming months and years.’

In its report of the news, CyclingTips  said it 'understands' the UCI's Disciplinary Commission dropped the case due to a lack of evidence but believed Moscon was involved and could've 'behaved differently.'

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