Roman Kreuziger admits working with banned Dr Ferrari

Roman Kreuziger wins Amstel Gold Race 2013

Roman Kreuziger (Saxo-Tinkoff), winner of the Amstel Gold Race last month, admitted today to working with known doping doctor Michele Ferrari. He said he consulted the banned Italian doctor for a little over a year, from the autumn of 2006 through 2007.

"When I started working with him I was 20 years old. I was in my first year as a professional, and at the time, I believed he was one of the best coaches in the world. That was why I contacted him back then," Kreuziger said in an e-mail to Cycling Weekly. "At that time I didn't know he was banned."

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