Drug testing 'non-existent' at recent European cyclocross races

Open letter from Bike Pure to the UCI and WADA raises concerns over lack of testing

Riders in the 2015 Spa-Francorchamps Cyclo-Cross (Credit: Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

A leading group campaigning for cleaner cycling has written an open letter to the UCI and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expressing concern over the lack of doping tests at a number of recent major cyclocross events.

According to Bike Pure "there hasn't been a single dope test, either blood, urine, or mechanical doping at any major European cyclocross event since the World Championships (January 28-29). That has included two SuperPrestige series races and one DVV Trophy race.

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