Video: Chris Froome punches a Colombian fan in the face on Tour de France climb

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A spectator got punched in the face by Chris Froome during the eighth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday. The man was wearing a Colombia national soccer team shirt along with a feathery yellow hat-type wig.

“I have absolutely nothing against the Colombian fans. I think they’re fantastic. They bring great (spirit) to the race. But this guy in particular was running right next to my handlebars. He had a flag that was flying out behind him and it was just getting dangerous so I pushed him away. I lashed out and pushed him away.”, said Froome after the stage.

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Chris Froome climb punch stage 8 Tour de France

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