Victor Campenaerts knocked off his bike by drunken fan in Belgian Nationals road race

The Lotto-Soudal rider came away from the incident relatively unscathed

Victor Campenaerts of Lotto-Soudal (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Fresh after his win in the Belgian National Championships time trial, Victor Campenaerts (Lotto-Soudal) fell flat on the ground after a drunken fan stepped on the road race course.

The Belgian suffered a slight concussion but could continue to finish the race, 77th behind winner Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors).

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.