French rider Mondory faces four-year ban for doping

French rider Lloyd Mondory has been banned four years for testing positive for EPO. The International Cycling Union said the 33-year-old Mondory cannot race until March 2019.

Riders turn a corner during Point Race at the Tour de France Saitama Criterium cycling race in Saitama, north of Tokyo, on October 24. Mondory tested positive for EPO, a banned blood-boosting hormone, in an out-of-competition sample taken in February.   -  Reuters

French rider Lloyd Mondory has been banned four years for testing positive for EPO.

The International Cycling Union said the 33-year-old Mondory cannot race until March 2019.

Mondory tested positive for EPO, a banned blood-boosting hormone, in an out-of-competition sample taken in February.

He had no major race wins riding for the French team Ag2r-La Mondiale since 2004.

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