Team Sky admits to previously buying Fluimucil 160 miles from Dauphiné finish

Team instead chose to have the drug sent from Manchester to the French Alps in the care of a British Cycling coach

Wiggins prepares for the fifth stage of the 2012 Paris-Nice. He'd take victory in the prestigious week long race, along with the Tour de Romandie and Critérium du Dauphiné ahead of the Tour de France.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

It has been revealed that Team Sky had previously bought Fluimucil from a Swiss pharmacy just 160 miles from the finish of the final stage of the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné, raising questions over why they did not use the same pharmacy for the Fluimucil delivered to Bradley Wiggins after that race.

The team instead chose to use a British Cycling coach to deliver a package apparently containing the decongestant from Manchester to the French Alps, where it was delivered to Wiggins and team doctor Richard Freeman

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.