The focus of the controversy once again shifts to team manager Deceunink-Quick Step, Patrick lefevere, who has again made statements that have outraged the cycling world. Criticisms of him macho tinge of his words They soon came to the former cyclist after being asked about creating a team of female cyclists.
“When am I going to form a women’s team? When there are enough good runners in Belgium. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a typical Belgian team, but sadly I don’t see these Belgian riders, ”said the veteran coach on HLN sportcast.
While the World Cycling Championships are being held in Flanders, Lefevere referred to the Cfemale iclism and the possibility of creating a team led by it. Belgian coach exemplified his response with a race he was witnessing in Italy.
“I was following a race in Italy. Elisa Longo Borghini won and the first Belgian arrived 40 in 5 minutes“He commented in reference to the Alfredo Binda Trophy held last March.” I don’t have the experience, the time, the money, or the inclination to invest. Also, with all due respect, Nor am I a center for social action“, he claimed.
However, these have not been the only statements of this style by Lefevere, who recently ‘cracked’ against Sam Bennett for returning to Bora’s team. “I have eggs, he does not. He is at the peak of mental weakness. It is like a woman who returns home after receiving domestic abuse.“, He assured last July.