Tour de France: Police search Bahrain Victorious team hotel after stage 17 of race


No arrests had been made by the police however coaching information had been handed over; Bahrain Victorious technical director Vladimir Miholjevic mentioned: “We’re dedicated to (the) highest degree of professionalism and adherence to all regulatory necessities”

Final Up to date: 15/07/21 12:21pm

Tour de France staff Bahrain Victorious have had their resort searched

Police searched the resort of staff Bahrain Victorious after stage 17 of the Tour de France on Wednesday night time in Pau.

Riders’ rooms and the staff bus had been searched, whereas the staff was required to offer copies of all coaching information.

The staff’s technical director Vladimir Miholjevic mentioned: “Following stage 17, we had been greeted by a number of French cops. We weren’t given a warrant to learn by, however the staff complied with all of the officers’ requests.

“We’re dedicated to (the) highest degree of professionalism and adherence to all regulatory necessities and can at all times be cooperating in knowledgeable method. The method had impacted our riders; restoration and meal planning and as knowledgeable staff, the wellbeing of our staff is a key precedence.”

The staff will proceed within the race, with Thursday’s stage 18 to Luz Ardiden the final of the mountain levels.

Bahrain Victorious have loved a profitable Tour thus far regardless of the lack of their primary normal classification hope Jack Haig in a crash on stage three.

The staff collected back-to-back wins on levels seven and eight by Matej Mohoric and Dylan Teuns, whereas Wout Poels leads the king of the mountains classification and sprinter Sonny Colbrelli, twice within the prime three on mountain levels, sits third within the factors classification.

Pello Bilbao is one of the best positioned of the staff’s riders general, sitting tenth, nearly 13 minutes off Tadej Pogacar within the yellow jersey.

Their Briton Fred Wright, 22, is the youngest rider on this yr’s Tour.


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