Klöden can hope for Worlds

While the German cycling federation (BDR) will discuss the case of Erik Zabel's participation of this year's Worlds on August 29, BDR Sports Director Burckhard Bremer told sid that the chances for Andreas Klöden are good, despite his team Astana having several doping cases in the last few weeks.

Bremer said that the bigger problem is that "Klöden is not racing right now." The sports director indicated that the federation will check on "what preparation they had, which races they did and if the riders are motivated."

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