'A lot of riders congratulated me for hitting him,' says Florian Sénéchal following apology to Max Walscheid

The Frenchman blamed the German rider for a crash at the Sparkassen Münsterland Giro

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Frenchman Florian Sénéchal (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) says that riders congratulated him for hitting Maximilian Walscheid (Sunweb) after the Sparkassen Münsterland Giro.

Sénéchal fell and after the German race, won by his Colombian team-mate Álvaro Hodeg, he approached Walscheid. Since, the team has said that it would discipline Sénéchal for the incident that was seen throughout the cycling world.

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