Patrick Van Gansen To Take Legal Action Against Women Who Allege Abuse

Lady Justice Against Gavel On Book

Patrick Van Gansen has told Cyclingnews that he is now working with a lawyer and intends to take legal action against the women who have accused him of abuse and inappropriate behaviour. The general manager of the UCI women's Health Mate Ladies Team rejects the allegations levelled against him by his former riders and said that he must deny them in a formal manner. "In the last few days, I have been accused of sexually transgressive behaviour by certain former members of the women cycling team, Health Mate Ladies Team," Van Gansen wrote to Cyclingnews . "I’m deeply affected by these unjustified complaints. I can only deny these allegations in the most formal manner. To further polemicize this matter in the press has no use." Cyclingnews reported on Tuesday that Esther Meisels, Sara Mustonen and Chloë Turblin all left the Health Mate Ladies Team, which is based in Belgium, in ...

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