Team Lampre-NGC has been informed on Wednesday that the UCI notifed rider Pietro Caucchioli about a warning about a potential anti-doping rule violation, infraction pointed out by the analysis of the data collected in Biological Passport.
Caucchioli himself has notified the team Lampre-NGC, giving to the team doctor (Doctor Carlo Guardascione) all the data Uci sent him.
"Referring to the documents received, the value that brought to a warning about a potential anti-doping rule violation concerns a blood test taken in September 2008 before Tour de Pologne, when the cyclist wasn’t in Team Lampre-NGC" Doctor Guardascione explained "While in 2009, also considering the data we collected, there aren’t anomalies and sanitary behaviour of the athlete has been correct".
Waiting for further communications by the National Federation about disciplinary proceedings, Team Lampre-NGC has suspended Caucchioli, according to the employment contract and to the internal rules of the team.
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