Gilbert's finger broken in altercation with intoxicated driver

Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing)

Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing) (Image credit: Tim de Waele/

Philippe Gilbert and BMC Racing teammate Loïc Vliegen were training in Belgium when a car containing two intoxicated men 'acted aggressively' toward to the duo, with the former world champion suffering a fractured middle finger on his left hand, according to the team. BMC's team release added that "It is understood that the two men were arrested by Belgian police at the time of the incident."

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