Police to interview spectator who threw liquid at Marianne Vos at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Dutchwoman said incident, ahead of her victory last weekend, was "a shame"

Marianne Vos in a Visma-Lease a Bike jersey
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Belgian police have identified and invited to interview a spectator who threw liquid over Marianne Vos (Visma-Lease a Bike) during Omloop Het Nieuwsblad last weekend. 

The three-time road world champion won the Belgian Classic on her race debut on Saturday, but appeared to have a cup thrown over her on an ascent of the Muur van Geraardsbergen. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.