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by Matt de Neef
December 19, 2016
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Van der Poel, Cant victorious at Scheldecross in Antwerp; Van der Poel, Nash take victory at CX World Cup in Namur; Scandolara and Sunderland sprint to Shimano Supercrit success; Upgraded Vuelta a San Juan attracts strong startlist; IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness partners with Cervelo; Riders fight at the Vuelta a Costa Rica; Bike racing of yesteryear — a YouTube collection.
Tensions were high at the Vuelta a Costa Rica over the weekend with two riders coming to blows following a crash during stage 4. Gabriel Marin (Nestle-Giant) tried to kick Dylan Castillo (Team Costa Fruit) off his bike after both hit the deck during the crash. Both riders were disqualified from the race for their actions.
It’s not the first time that riders have traded blows at the Vuelta a Costa Rica. Last year’s race also saw three riders crash when a taxi swerved across the peloton’s path.
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