Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson admits to injecting vitamins, using Tramadol and temptation to dope

Josh Edmondson has admitted that he injected himself with a cocktail of vitamins in 2014 and that Tramadol led to him being depressed

Josh Edmondson

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Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson has admitted to secretly injecting himself with legal vitamins, and taking Tramadol during his time at the team.

Edmondson, who raced for Sky in 2013 and 2014, claims that pressure to be selected for the 2014 Vuelta a España and to renew his contract led to him taking a cocktail of victims via injection. Although Edmondson didn't violate any anti-doping rules, the UCI has a no-needle policy.

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