© Reuters. Tour de France

OUDENAARDE, Belgium – Swiss Michael Schaer was disqualified from the Tour of Flanders for littering exterior designated areas, organisers stated on Sunday. 

The AG2R-Citroen rider was instructed to depart the race by stewards 107 kilometres from the end after he disposed of a bottle the place not permitted.

The sanction comes three days after the brand new Worldwide Biking Union’s rule got here into power. 

The Tour of Flanders is the second of 5 Monuments, the foremost one-day races of the elite calendar.

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