U23 Colombian champion Róbinson López tests positive for CERA EPO

The Team Boyacá rider faces a long ban after it was revealed he failed an anti-doping control in August

Robinson Lopez at the 2017 Vuelta a Colombia (Photo: ©nuestrociclismo.com (Lina Lopera))

(Image credit: Lina Lopera)

Colombian under 23 champion, Róbinson López (Team Boyacá) faces a lengthy ban after news on Wednesday that he tested positive for blood booster CERA EPO.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.