pinit fg en rect gray 20   Tour de France 2010 Fight Between Carlos Barredo and Rui Costa

Stage 6 of the 2010 Tour de France ended with a fight! Yes that is correct, Carlos Barredo and Rui Costa, both rivals ended stage 6 throwing blows at each other until officials broke it up. Witnesses have said that Barredo went after Costa as they crossed the finish line.

Although altercations like this normally do not happen, officials responded quickly to the fight between Carlos Barredo and Rui Costa. Neither parties are disqualified from the race, but each were issued a fine of 400 Swiss Francs, which is about $380 USD. The behavior of the two was labeled by Tour de France officials as “Insults, threats, and incorrect behavior. Here you can see a clip of the short altercation.

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