Nacer Bouhanni 'fights' with drunk hotel guests ahead of French road race

Cofidis sprinter Nacer Bouhanni required four stitches after an altercation with three drunk hotel guests early on Sunday morning

Nacer Bouhanni wins stage one of the Critèrium du Dauphiné

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Nacer Bouhanni reportedly started the French National Championships road race with four stitches in his right hand and minimal sleep after an altercation with drunk hotel guests the night before.

According to L'Equipe, the French sprinter was awoken at 4am by three intoxicated guests near his room at the hotel near Besançon, where the Cofidis riders were staying ahead of Sunday's race.

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