Klöden pre-selected for Tour despite Freiburg investigation

Andreas Kloden Romandie 2008

The Astana team of Andreas Klöden, who was recently implicated in the Freiburg doping investigation, has chosen the German for its 15-rider pre-selection for the Tour de France.

According to an in-depth article published by Der Spiegel, Klöden, Patrik Sinkewitz and Matthias Kessler allegedly travelled to the University Medical Centre Freiburg after the first stage of the 2006 Tour de France to receive illicit blood transfusions.

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