Operacion Puerto doctor found guilty of endangering public health

Doping in cycling

The Operacion Puerto investigation resulted in a guilty verdict for mastermind Eufemiano Fuentes today in Madrid, according to Spanish daily AS. The judge ruled that the the doctor and former team Kelme trainer, Ignacio Labarta endangered public health with their doping ring.

Fuentes received a one-year sentence and Labarta four months.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.