Bernhard Kohl

Bernhard Kohl has confirmed what the tests have already shown: that he used CERA, the latest version of the banned blood booster EPO, as part of his ?preparation? for this year?s Tour de France.

?I did it and I will accept the penalty,? Kohl said. The Austrian climber, third overall and the winner of the King of the Mountains competition, now faces a two-year suspension.

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