Spanish Federation won't re-open Mayo case

Iban Mayo (Saunier Duval-Prodir) attacked

Iban Mayo (Saunier Duval-Prodir) attacked (Image credit: Sirotti)

The Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) has officially rejected a request from the International Cycling Union (UCI) to re-open the Iban Mayo case, after the sport's world governing received a second opinion on the B sample taken from Mayo in the 2007 Tour de France. Mayo's A sample tested positive for EPO (Erythropoietin) shortly after the Tour last year, however results of his B sample, tested in the first instance by Belgium's national anti-doping lab in Gent last October returned an inconclusive result, clearing the rider of any wrong doing.

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