Keisse apologises for 'stupid moment' after woman files police complaint

Iljo Keisse speaks to the press in San Juan

Iljo Keisse has apologised for what he has described as a 'stupid moment' after he feigned a sexual act behind a waitress during a coffee stop in the days before the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina. The Belgian also denied touching the unnamed waitress, and claimed that the case had been closed, with a fine of 3000 Pesos reportedly having been paid. Details of what happened emerged late on Monday after Keisse's Deceuninck-QuickStep teammate Julian Alaphilippe had won the stage to Lago Punta Negra. Speaking to the local media, the waitress explained that she had spoken with the riders briefly before asking for a photo. Keisse put his hands behind his head while pushing his hips towards the woman at the moment the photograph was taken. She claimed he had grazed his body against her while posing for the photo. After seeing the photograph, the woman decided to take ...

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