Nelson Mandela in Tour de France cycling race


This Twitter message of today is by Belgian cyclist Serge Pauwels, a member of the South African Dimension Data cycling team, now riding in the Tour de France race; which today commemorates Nelson Mandela.

Reinardt Janse van Rensburg with Mandela helmet. NOS photo

The photo shows South African cyclist Reinardt Janse van Rensburg of the same team, also with special Mandela helmet.

The Tour De France was briefly halted after riders were accidentally pepper-sprayed by police during a farmers’ protest.

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