UCI statement on the incident involving Dylan Groenewegen at the first stage of the Tour de Pologne

Nov 11, 2020, 10:00 AM

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that its Disciplinary Commission has rendered its decision in relation to the incident involving the Jumbo-Visma rider Dylan Groenewegen at the first stage of the Tour de Pologne on 5 August 2020.

The UCI referred the case against the rider, who acknowledged that he deviated from his line and committed a violation of the UCI Regulations.

The rider collaborated with the investigation and accepted to serve a period of suspension until 7 May 2021, corresponding to a period of 9 months from the date of the incident. The rider also accepted to take part in a number of events to the benefit of the cycling community.

The UCI emphasises the importance of acting on any such incidents from a disciplinary point of view in a fair and consistent manner as well as continuously working on measures aimed at improving road safety.