April 14, 2024

Doping: New scandal in the peloton!

Spanish cycling is rocked by a new doping case. In recent days, the Spanish press has revealed that the Caja Rural-Seguros team was the target of heavy doping accusations during the last Tour of Spain. All the teams received a 23-page document from an anonymous addressee, revealing that certain members of the Caja Rural-Seguros team were involved in doping. al in winter 2021, in …

Spanish cycling is rocked by a new doping case. In recent days, the Spanish press has revealed that the Caja Rural-Seguros team was the target of heavy doping accusations during the last Tour of Spain. All the teams received a 23-page document from an anonymous addressee, revealing that certain members of the Caja Rural-Seguros team were involved in doping. al in winter 2021, in which the doctor issued instructions on the use of banned substances (dichloroacetic acid, theophylline, thiotacid and Actovegin). Recommendations made without the knowledge of Caja Rural.

Caja-Rural files a complaint

The Spanish team was quick to react. The Caja Rural-Seguros RGA team has lodged a complaint with the Guadia Civil in which it has informed the Guadia Civil of the events that took place during La Vuelta a EspaƱa 2023. The team was the victim of a partial, biased and decontextualito harm the team and its members.

It was sent by email and post to people directly linked to professional cycling with the aim of damaging the reputation of this Caja Rural-Seguros RGA team. In view of all the above, the Caja Rural-Seguros RGA team has informed the Guardia Civil of these events through the corresponding complaint in case they could constitute a crime, she continued. Given that the complainant does not know the person or persons responsible for the events, the complaint is not addressed against us.