The colombian cyclist Jarlinson Pantano has returned a positive dopingprøve.
the typing of The International Cykelunion (UCI) and the Pantanos team, Trek, in press releases on Monday.
Jarlinson Pantano was tested outside of competition, and the test showed that cykelrytterne had the drug erythropoietin, also called epo in the body.
Jarlinson Pantano won in 2016, a stage in the Tour de France.
- the Verification was planned and carried out by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation, which is an independent body, the UCI, which defines and carries out antidopingstrategien in cycling, writes the UCI.
According to the message was Jarlinson Pantano tested outside of competition 26. February.
the 30-year-old Jarlinson Pantano now has the right to have a B-sample.
At the Trek are extremely disappointed at the news, and the team has suspended the rider.
- In accordance with our zero tolerance policy he has been suspended.
- We keep our riders and employees up to the highest ethical standards, and we will act and communicate, as more details become available, writing the Trek in a press release.
in addition to winning a stage in the Tour de France, so have Jarlinson Pantano also won stage victories in the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya in 2018, and in 2016 he won a stage in suisse, where he picked was number four.
Jarlinson Pantano switched to Trek in 2017 after two seasons with IAM Cycling.