Toms Skujins targeted Nairo for his penalty. Now he spoke to those who would have him as an 'enemy'.

Toms Skujins targeted Nairo for his penalty. Now he spoke to those who would have him as an 'enemy'.

After Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) from Boyacá was disqualified from the 2022 Tour de France”, in which finished in sixth place, due to a medical infraction, the reactions have not been long in coming.

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While waiting for Quintana to present his appeal to the Arbitration Court for Sport (TAS), the majority of cycling men have expressed their support for him.

However, a strong message from Latvian rider Toms Skujiņš, who rides for the Trek-Segafredo team, caught our attention.

And now, with the dust in the middle, the European recalibrated his target and spoke to the Colombians.

Thus, as you say, some may have it as 'enemy'.

'I'll be happy to see you on the roads'

Toms Skujins targeted Nairo for his sanction. Now he spoke to those who would have him as an 'enemy'.

Pretty sad that not everyone wants to follow the rules yet. I guess I'll take my 'top 60' of the Tour and the 10 UCI points”, Toms Skujiņš had pointed out last week on his social networks after the statement from the International Cycling Union.

Skujiņš, 31, finished in 61st place in the final classification of the Tour de France, almost three hours behind Quintana.

For this reason, the Latvian is clamoring for the 10 UCI points that, in theory, he would receive. However, the UCI has not made clear the steps to follow after Quintana's disqualification.

Now, his target was Colombians:

“I have always loved the Colombian fans. The passion for sport, the atmosphere they bring, how they support their runners and how they always bring their flag and are proud of their country,” he said at the start.

“Even if some have made me their enemy, I will be happy to see them everyone on the roads”
, he concluded.

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