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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has banned Bont's Crono shoe from its events. The Australian manufacturer was informed by a letter emailed to them on April 11 after a complaint was lodged at the world track championships back in March.

The Russian team pursuit squad used the shoes en route to a silver medal in Apeldoorn. A complaint was then made to the commissaire who passed the information on to the UCI's technical coordinator, Julien Carron.

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