Seven Colombians suspended

The Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Cycling Federation has announced the suspension of...

The Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Cycling Federation has announced the suspension of seven of its riders as a result of prohibited substance abuse during the 2004 season. Federico Muñoz was suspended for 18 months after testing positive in the Vuelta a Guatemala; Argiro Zapata was given a provisional one month suspension after a positive test in the Vuelta a Costa Rica, however he will appear in front of the tribunal on March 3; Albeiro Sánchez was given two years for a positive in the Vuelta a Cundinamarca; Gustavo Ramírez was suspended for a similar period because of a positive in the Vuelta al Tolima; and Hernán Fabián Ramírez, Oscar Pérez and Daniel Díaz all received two year suspensions for testing positive in the Clásica a San Miguel Arcángel.

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