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Menchov opts not fight two-year ban for doping

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Denis Menchov (Katusha).

Denis Menchov (Katusha).
(Image credit: Sirotti)
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2009 Giro d'Italia champion Denis Menchov

2009 Giro d'Italia champion Denis Menchov
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Denis Menchov has said he will not try to fight his two-year ban for doping announced by the UCI, saying that he does not want to 'waste time' trying to reduce his ban now that he is retired.