UCI ‘examining’ Strade Bianche podium rider’s use of blood monitor

Kristen Faulkner spotted using Supersapiens-style disc on her arm during the race

Kristen Faulkner at Strade Bianche 2023
(Image credit: Luc Claessen / Getty)

The UCI is “examining” whether the third placed rider at last weekend’s Strade Bianche, Kristen Faulkner, broke UCI rule by wearing a blood glucose monitor.

Faulkner was pictured wearing the round disc, though to be a blood glucose monitor, on her left arm during the race in which she was the last rider out front ahead of the chasing duo of eventual winner Demi Vollering and her SD Worx team-mate Lotte Kopecky until  the dying moments of the race.

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