US amateur rider handed four-year doping ban after winning cat three race

The 49-year-old was tested after his win in the Arizona State Championships this summer

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An amateur rider in the US has been handed a four-year doping ban after winning a third category race at the Arizona State Championships. 

Matt McWhirter, 49, took victory in the men’s Cat three event at Bike the Bluff, in the city of Show Low, Arizona in June. 

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