Rider has win taken away because the rest of the peloton went the wrong way

Ukrainian rider is the only one to go the right way at the Tour of Ukraine but a protest sees the result wiped out and a new 5km race is started

Riders before the restarted race (Photo: Twitter/@peloton.by)

You wait six years for a victory and then a mistake by the commissaires sees that hard earned success taken away.

Such was the ridiculous situation at the Tour of Ukraine on Wednesday when local rider Oleksander Sheydyk was the only rider to cross the line, after the rest of the peloton went the wrong way inside the final 20km.

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