Kiwi Jack Bauer punched by fellow rider during Tour de France

Author
NZ Herald staff,
Publish Date
Wed, 12 Jul 2017, 10:44AM
Jack Bauer. (Photo / Ap)
Jack Bauer. (Photo / Ap)

Kiwi Jack Bauer punched by fellow rider during Tour de France

Author
NZ Herald staff,
Publish Date
Wed, 12 Jul 2017, 10:44AM

Kiwi Jack Bauer was punched by a fellow rider late into stage 10 of the Tour de France.

The Quick Step rider was struck by Nacer Bouhanni of Team Cofidis, with the incident captured by a overhead camera. Bauer was working to set up team-mate Marcel Kittel for his fourth stage win of this year's tour.

The French rider was fined 200 Swiss Francs by the Tour de France jury and hit with a one minute penalty, Cyclingnews.com reports.

Bouhanni finished sixth in the sprint finish, Bauer finished 25th in the stage and sits 126th overall.

-NZ Herald