It’s been eight days since I’ve received hundreds of messages, it’s been harassing, so there’s a lot of them,” said the 30-year-old cyclist in the newspaper. In question, a sprint during a cyclist cholet race on March 28. nacer bouhanni is accused of having chased another rider against the barrier, a maneuver qualified as dangerous, especially at the speed at which sprinters go. Follows a deflection of racist comments and insults against the athlete born in epinal.
“the Moroccan does not have the mental faculties necessary for the human condition, we must intertwine it” or “Resend it as an african,” one could read. So the cyclist decided to openly talk about it. For a long time he didn’t dare to talk about it, not wanting to be associated with this type of problem.
“I’m going to file a complaint against all those people who have posted serious racist insults. I get a lot of pigs with shit all the time,” the sportsman gets out. A racism that the rider of the Arkéa-Samsic team has suffered since he began the sporting practice and now catches up with it.
“It’s like a scar, which is closed, and there in fact she’s reopened gradually over the days, and that’s what hurts.