Italy disqualifies Annalisa Cucinotta for doping

Italian track rider Annalisa Cucinotta suspended for two years for doping

Italian track rider Annalisa Cucinotta received a two-year suspension for doping from the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) today. Cucinotta, 23, tested positive for anabolic steroid in a control taken at the World Cup race in Cali, Colombia, December 11.

Cucinotta won a gold medal the scratch race ahead of Cuba's Gonzalez Valdivieso on the same day.

The suspension runs through December 10, 2010.

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