Is there one near Emmen in the Netherlands? The story of Stefan Kung’s missing wedding ring after his fall at the European Championships saw a notable plot twist. One cycling writer discovered that the Swiss never crossed the line while wearing his ring.
First let’s get back to the reason for this article.
Two months after his heavy fall at the European Cycling Championships, Stefan Kung has told his full story for the first time. The important element was that the Swiss was disappointed that he lost his wedding ring in the ensuing chaos.
“Weird, because in the final pictures I’m still wearing it on my finger,” he said. “But when I had the cast removed at St. Gallen, it was no longer there. They probably cut it off in the hospital because my fingers were swollen.”
However, something is not quite right in Kong’s story.
Because the wedding ring in question turned out to be no longer on his finger when he crossed the line, and he was beaten.
This was discovered by writer Ian Treloar from Cycling.com Mass escape bee Revisit the pictures Firstly. Our search of photos and photographs confirms his suspicions: Kong (most likely) actually lost the ring during the fall.
In the video below, we also suspect we see the missing object flying away.
So Treloar invites the people who live near Emmen to start a treasure hunt.
According to him, the search area can be limited to An area of several metres On the N381, a regional road that runs from Drachten to Emmen.
“Kong needs a metal detector and an afternoon spent along the Dutch Trail,” Treloar confirms. “If any of the locals accompany them reading, you know what to do to make their day.”
Be sure to let Sporza know if you have (successfully) started an investigation?
This is Stefan Kung’s missing ring.
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