14-year-old Italian rider fails drugs test after local race

Medical experts say drug could cause problem's for child's growth

An amateur racer has been banned for doping

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

A 14-year-old cyclist from Italy has reportedly become the country's youngest rider ever to fail a doping test.

According to Corriere dello Sport, the unnamed cyclist tested positive for mesterolone, a banned anabolic steroid, following a regional race near Rome.

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