Reanalyse finds EPO in Caruso sampleAugust 18, 2015
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has notified Italian rider Giampaolo Caruso of an Adverse Analytical Finding of Erythropoietin (EPO).
Carusos sample was collected during an out-of-competition test on 27 March 2012. The sample had been stored and was reanalysed in light of new scientific developments.
The rider has the right to request and attend the analysis of the B sample.
In accordance with UCI Anti-doping Rules (UCI ADR), the rider has been provisionally suspended until the adjudication of the affair.
At this stage of the procedure, the UCI will not comment any further.