Spreafico fired by Vini Zabù-Brado-KTM after doping positive

ROCCARASO ITALY OCTOBER 11 Start Matteo Spreafico of Italy and Team Vini Zabu KTM Team Presentation during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Stage 9 a 207km stage from San Salvo to Roccaraso Aremogna 1658m girodiitalia Giro on October 11 2020 in Roccaraso Italy Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images
Matteo Spreafico before the start of 2020 Giro d'Italia stage 9 to Roccaraso (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Matteo Spreafico has been fired by his team Vini Zabù-Brado-KTM after returning two Adverse Analytical Findings for the Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) Enobosarm, otherwise known as Ostarine, at the Giro d'Italia.

The 27-year-old Italian returned positive samples of the substance at the race on October 15 and 16 – stages 12 and 13. Spreafico's spell at the ProTeam lasted less than three months, having joined from Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec in August.

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