Ribeiro handed 12-year ban by Portuguese federation

Sérgio Ribeiro (Barbot-Efapel)

Sérgio Ribeiro (Barbot-Efapel) (Image credit: João Dias)

The disciplinary committee of the Portuguese Cycling Federation has handed a 12-year ban to Sergio Ribeiro after anomalies were found in his biological passport. It was the Louletano-Dunas Douradas rider’s second doping offence. He previously served a two-year ban after testing positive for EPO in an out-of-competition control in 2007.

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