Durasek banned for four years for doping

Kristijan Durasek (Lampre-Merida) is leading the overall race at the Tour of Turkey
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

The UCI has announced that Croatian rider Kristijan Durasek has been banned for four years for "anti‐doping rule violations committed from 2016 to 2019 (use of prohibited methods/substances) based on information received from the law enforcement authorities of Austria."

Durasek turned professional with Lampre-Merida in 2013 after seven years on Croatian continental squads. He remained with the team through its transition to UAE Team Emirates.

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