Remco Evenepoel 'crying in his hospital bed' over pocket investigation

The 20-year-old remains in hospital in Belgium and says he was devastated by the news the UCI had ordered an investigation into the pocket incident

Davide Bramati peers down at Remco Evenepoel after the rider crashed at Il Lombardia (Yuzuru Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Remco Evenepoel says he was "crying in his hospital bed" after finding out the UCI had ordered an investigation into the pocket incident that arose in the aftermath of his crash at Il Lombardia.

With the Belgian rider recovering in hospital having miraculously avoided serious injury after crashing over the side of a bridge, a video emerged showing Deceuninck - Quick-Step sports director Davide Bramati removing something from Evenepoel's jersey and safely putting it away into his pocket.

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