Laurent Jalabert named in fresh Michele Ferrari link

Former French pro named in book extracts as having worked with banned Italian doctor, Michele Ferrari

28 July 2002
89th Tour de France
Stage 20 : Melun - Paris
JALABERT Laurent (FRA) CSC - Tiscali, Maillot a Pois
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Laurent Jalabert, France's former national coach and number one cyclist, has once again been linked to doping doctor Michele Ferrari. On Friday, French newspaper Le Monde printed excerpts of a new book where former national rugby doctor, Jacques Mombet made the connection between the rider and the banned doctor.

Mombet explained that he met with Ferrari and Doctor Francesco Conconi in Rome in 1993 to understand how they worked and that he asked about their noted cyclists.

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