Vini Zabù's Giro d'Italia place in question as Matteo De Bonis tests positive for EPO

Matteo De Bonis and Vini Zabu' line up for the 2020 Brussels Cycling Classic
Matteo De Bonis and Vini Zabu' line up for the 2020 Brussels Cycling Classic (Image credit: Getty)

Vini Zabù’s place in the Giro d’Italia is in question after Matteo De Bonis returned a positive test for EPO in an out-of-competition control. 

If the Italian’s adverse analytical finding is confirmed by analysis of his B-Sample, Vini Zabù risk a suspension of 15-45 days for a second doping case in the same twelve-month period after Matteo Spreafico tested positive for ostarine on last year’s Giro. The Giro d'Italia starts in Turin on May 8.

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