Belgian track star Iljo Keisse has been provisionally suspended by his team following a positive dope test taken at the Ghent Six.
Sporza.be reported the Topsport Vlaanderen rider had tested positive for an unspecified substance after the final evening of racing on November 23. Keisse had won the event with German partner Robert Bartko.
Topsport Vlaanderen manager Christophe Sercu ? son of former track champion Patrick Sercu ? said: ?Tuesday morning I received a fax [from] the UCI with the the report that Iljo Keisse tested positive on a product which stands on the prohibited list. I have informed my racer of this.?
Keisse was due to have raced at the Zurich Six starting on Thursday but is now suspended pending the results of the B-sample.
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