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Nielsen appointed Danish Champion after Andersen positive

By:
Harlan Price
Published:
September 4, 2008, 00:00,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 20:48
Edition:
MTB news & racing round-up for September 4, 2008

Klaus Nielsen has been appointed Danish MTB Champion by the Danish cycling federation. The winner of...

Klaus Nielsen has been appointed Danish MTB Champion by the Danish cycling federation. The winner of the championship race in Aalborg July 20, Peter Riis Andersen, tested positive for EPO at an out of competition test on June 25. The test results were not ready until after the championships. Riis Andersen admitted the use of EPO July 28.

Nielsen was Riis Andersen's team-mate at Team Alb Gold. The silver medal now goes to Christian Poulsen of Kolding Bicykle while Thomas Christian Bonne, Team Rivette, gets the bronze. The champion will be presented with his jersey and medal at a later occasion.

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