Bora-Hansgrohe reveal former rider failed drugs test in 2016

Team manager expects Ralf Matzka to be acquitted over Tamoxifen test

Ralf Matzka in action at the 2015 Paris-Roubaix

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Bora-Hansgrohe have announced that former rider Ralf Matzka tested positive for a banned substance in 2016.

The German rider, who rode for the team when it was called NetApp-Endura and then Bora-Argon 18 between 2013 and 2016, tested positive for Tamoxifen, which increases testosterone production, in March 2016.

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