Lappartient calls Bradley Wiggins comments on Lance Armstrong 'unacceptable'
UCI president David Lappartient has hit back at Bradley Wiggins after the 2012 Tour de France winner described Lance Armstrong as an inspirational figure and called him a ‘perfect’ Tour winner . Wiggins made the comments in his new book Icons and in an interview with British radio station TalkSport earlier this week. Speaking in London after appearing at the Rouleur Classic, Lappartient said that the comments were not befitting of a Tour de France champion. “Bradley Wiggins is Bradley Wiggins. He always says some strange things,” Lappartient said, according to the Telegraph . “When I saw [his comments] I thought ‘unbelievable’. The guy who won the Tour de France, he has been Olympic champion, he has been world champion, and he’s supporting Lance Armstrong, who has been banned for life for cheating. “So, for me, this isn’t acceptable to have some statement like this, specifically from a former winner ...
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