Zomegnan says stripping Contador's 2011 Giro title is nonsense

Former Giro d’Italia director Angelo Zomegnan labelled the decision to strip Alberto Contador of his 2011 Giro title as “nonsense.” Writing in his blog on the Gazzetta dello Sport website, Zomegnan decried the 565-day delay between Contador’s original positive test for clenbuterol at the 2010 Tour de France and the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s verdict on the matter, but defended Contador’s presence at the 2011 Giro, explaining that, as the rules stood, the Spaniard was eligible to compete.

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