Patrick Van Gansen found guilty of ethics violations in Health Mate abuse case

Health Mate Ladies Team (UCI Women's Team)
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The UCI announced Monday that the UCI Ethics Commission has found Health Mate-Cyclelive team manager Patrick Van Gansen guilty of violations of its Code of Ethics in the multiple-complaint abuse case that began over a year ago. The sport’s governing body has based its decision on the complete investigation by the external agency Sport Resolutions. It confirmed to Cyclingnews that Van Gansen has been notified of its decision and that any sanctions will be handled by the Disciplinary Commission.

"The UCI announces that the UCI Ethics Commission has completed its report in the case involving Mr Patrick Van Gansen (former manager of the UCI Women’s Team Health Mate - Ladies Team) related to allegations by a number of riders of harassment," read the UCI statement.

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