Rumsas released by the police

Raimondas Rumsas has been let out of jail in Florence, Italy. He was arrested last month in...

Raimondas Rumsas has been let out of jail in Florence, Italy. He was arrested last month in relationship to the doping affair surrounding him and his wife, Edita. He had been arrested to assure his presence at his trial on drug charges this fall in France. "I have had difficult days, but I hope that justice will prevail. Neither my wife nor I are drug dealers," he told Il Giornale.

He admitted to having made mistakes. "I have made mistakes in the past and paid for them with a one year ban. Not everyone pays the same price. I can understand, what Marco Pantani must have felt. Many of my colleagues have made similar mistakes to mine but haven't been punished for them."

Courtesy of Susan Westemeyer

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