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Watch: Cyclist Lashes Out At Spectator During Giro d'Italia

Watch: Cyclist Lashes Out At Spectator During Giro d'Italia

There were disturbing scenes during the final stages of today's Giro d'Italia after Miguel Angel Lopez collided with a spectator.

What happened next, however, could have major repercussions for the Colombian.

Frustrated with the overenthusiastic fan, Lopez was seen lashing out at the spectator as he lay on the ground.

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Eager fans pointlessly running alongside competitors is a common theme at the sport's Grand Tours, though the 25-year-old's reaction has been among the fiercest.

Meanwhile, Ireland's Eddie Dunbar had a solid race, getting into a promising position before being caught in the final few kilometres. The race was eventually won by Pello Bilbao, a teammate of Lopez on the Astana team.

The final stage of this year's event takes place tomorrow with a 17-kilometre time trial in Verona.

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