UCI appeal against Kolobnev decision

Fri, 02 Dec 20:38:00 2011

The International Cycling Union has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the Russian federation's decision to impose a fine and a warning only to Alexandr Kolobnev following a failed dope test.

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"Yes, we appealed before CAS," UCI president Pat McQuaid confirmed on Friday.

Kolobnev was fined 1,500 Swiss francs ($1,600) and handed a warning by the Russian federation after the Katusha rider failed a test for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide during this year's Tour de France.

Reuters

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