'I was so lost I was ready to take the risk': Marion Sicot on her EPO positive

After previously denying doping, the French rider has now opened up about using EPO

Marion Sicot (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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After testing positive for EPO at the French time trial championships in June 2019, Marion Sicot repeatedly denied doping. In a French television interview on Sunday night, however, the 27-year-old will come clean.

"I tried to protect myself by lying...but once you tell the truth, you are much better, you manage to sleep better and get up in the morning by being a little more proud of what you have done," Sicot says, in an excerpt of the interview published in L'Équipe.

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