Lloyd Mondory receives four-year ban for positive EPO test

The UCI hands former Ag2r La Mondiale rider Lloyd Mondory a four-year ban after he tested positive for EPO in February 2015

Lloyd Mondory in the 2014 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Former Ag2r La Mondiale rider Lloyd Mondory's cycling career has effectively been ended after he was handed a four-year ban by the UCI after testing positive for EPO.

The Frenchman was informed of his positive test in March, with the sample coming from a test on February 17 - two days after Mondory finished seventh in the Clasica de Almeria.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.