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Fan Holding Sign That Caused Huge Crash At Tour de France Will Be Sued, Official Says

Tour de France officials said a spectator who caused a pileup of cyclists in the first stage of the race on Saturday will be sued once police find her.

A woman holding a large sign with the words “ALLEZ OPI-OMI!” (German terms of endearment for grandparents) stepped into the bikers’ path apparently to try and get her sign on TV, clipped Germany’s Tony Martin, and set off a chain reaction.

Several cyclists and other spectators were hurt.

The tour’s deputy director made clear they want the sign-holder punished. “We are suing this woman who behaved so badly.”

The woman ran off when the pileup happened.

What’s the wildest/craziest thing you’ve seen a fan do at a sporting event? Did they get caught doing it?

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