Tour de France officials drag protesters off the road during chaotic stage 10

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Senior officials from the Tour de France organisation were seen dragging climate crisis protesters into a ditch during the 10th stage of the race from Morzine to Megève .

Despite being chained together around the neck, a small group of young protesters were dragged off the race route by tour officials. At around 36 kilometres from the finish, on a section of straight road, the protesters sat on the course and set off red flares. The stage breakaway and peloton were both halted until the road was cleared.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in Megève
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/12/protests-disrupt-tour-de-france-stage-10-pogacar-covid-cort-nielsen under the title “Tour de France officials drag protesters off the road during chaotic stage 10”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.