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Two Bulgarians unfit

By Hernan Alvarez Macias in Madrid

Two riders from Bulgaria have been declared unfit after a blood test made by the UCI's Sporting Safety and Conditions Commission at the World Championships today. Ivaïlo Gabrovski was supposed to start the time trial that Michael Rogers won today, but he was prohibited. Bogdan Stoytchev didn't pass the UCI control either, and won't be allowed to start the road race on Sunday.

The teams that were tested were Russia, Great Britain, Czech Republic, South Africa, Belarus and Bulgaria between 7.30 and 9:00am on Thursday morning. The UCI judge Didier Simon confirmed to Cyclingnews that the Bulgarian will have to choose three riders from the four others who are in able to start the road race.