Cyclocross world champion's team manager injured in scuffle with security staff at World Championships

Philip Roodhooft suffers black eye and cut lip in incident following Sanne Cant's win

Sanne Cant successfully defends her cyclocross world title in Valkenburg

(Image credit: Marcel Van Hoorn/AFP/Getty Images)

Sanne Cant's successful defence of her Cyclocross World Championship title had a slightly unsavoury ending after her brother, mechanic and team manager were reportedly involved in a scuffle with security staff at the World Championships while trying to congratulate her on her win.

Kevin Cant and mechanic Dieter Clerx were apparently trying to reach Cant to congratulate her following her victory, but were stopped by security staff for not having the correct accreditation to enter the area behind the podium.

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