De Gendt pulled from Zwift race for going too fast

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De Gendt at Paris-Nice (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Thomas De Gendt received a nasty surprise when he hit 550 watts in a Zwift race this week, with his avatar slowing to a snail's pace despite him pedalling full throttle. 

The online virutal cycling platform suspected foul play, and pulled him out of the race. 

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