Patrick Moster has been suspended from the ongoing Toky and was sent home for passing racist remarks. Here’s what we know about the incident.
Patrick Moster is a former German professional bicycle racer. He has become German vice-champion twice, first in 1990 and second in 1997, in the amateur road race.
Throughout his career, Patrick was nominated thrice for Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Road World Championships.
Patrick Moster: Racial Comment And Suspension Details
Patrick Moster has been suspended by the UCI for racist remarks during the Tokyo Olympic Games men’s time trial on 28 July 2021.
On Wednesday’s trial, he was heard shouting Hol die Kameltreiber (catch the camel drivers) twice as German cyclist Nikias Arndt rode past the feed zone, which got heard clearly on the live broadcast.
Apparently, the UCI announced that its Disciplinary Commission had decided to provisionally suspend the German National Olympic Committee’s cycling team Sports Director Patrick Moster. He was suspended under UCI regulation 12.4.017, which concerns the principles of trustworthiness, integrity, and fair play.
After the incident, Moster was sent home by the German Olympic Committee earlier on Thursday, 29 July 2021. Arndt, who was racing on trial, later distanced himself from the remarks. He took it to social media to provide his insights on the matter.
Patrick later apologized for the inappropriate choice of his words and said that he didn’t want to discriminate against anyone. He further exclaimed that he was extremely sorry and offered sincere apologies.
Patrick Moster Age And Wikipedia
Patrick Moster’s age is 54 years old. He was born on 13 June 1967 in Offenbach an der Queich.
He started his cycling career with the RC Bellheim. Then in 1993, he played for the club PSV Köln in the Rad-Bundesliga. The highlights of his career were probably the years 1993, 1995, and 1997. He won the third stage of the Tour of Austria in 1993 and finished third at the Flèche du Sud in 1995.
The end of his cycling career embarked on the beginning of his coaching career. Patrick became the German national coach for the field of road racing men U23 as well as cross-country men and juniors.
And finally, on 1 January 2012, he became the competitive sports director of the Federation of German Cyclists (BDR), succeeding Burckhard Burner. Berner was the BDR’s competitive sports director since 2001.
Moster was responsible for promoting young talent in competitive sports and bringing fresh athletes forward in all disciplines.