Cycling: A former French star jailed for domestic violence?

Cycling: A former French star jailed for domestic violence?

The former French cyclist Christophe Moreau, fourth in the Tour de France in 2000, would have been arrested for domestic violence and death threats, according to the Swiss medium Blick.

Thunderbolt in the world of cycling. According to information from the Swiss medium Blick, Christophe Moreau was taken into custody last Sunday. The former French main draw star, who lives in Porrentruy (Switzerland) and retired in 2010, is suspected of domestic violence and death threats against his wife Emilie and their two daughters.

51-year-old Christophe Moreau has spent fifteen years at the highest level, racing successively for Festina, Crédit Agricole, AG2R, Agritubel and Caisse d’Epargne. In 2007 he became French road champion and finished 4the Finished in the Tour de France in 2000 before winning the prologue on the Grande Boucle the following year and wearing the yellow jersey for two stages. During his 15e and last participation, 2010, he finished 22nde Place.

At the 2000 Tour de France, Christophe Moreau also met his wife, who was the hostess. The couple have been married for twenty years and have two daughters together. And after hanging up his bike, the cyclist became general manager of the team Philippe Wagner Cycling and had acquired Swiss citizenship, who notably said that he felt “more Swiss and Jura than French”.

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