Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Alberto Contador Expunged from UCI Record Books

The UCI has expunged Alberto Contador's name from the UCI record books for the races involved in his doping case. Michele Scarponi is now listed as the 2011 Giro d'Italia winner and Andy Schleck as the 2010 Tour de France winner.

Now, both the Giro and Tour organizations can move on to declaring the new winners and updating their own race records.

Related stories:
Giro d'Italia "Albo d'Oro"
Giro d'Italia "Albo d'Oro", Part II

The UCI entries:

07 May-29 May 2011 UCI WorldTour Ranking #10 - Giro d'Italia ITA UWT SCARPONI (ITA)

03 Jul-25 Jul 2010 World Ranking #13 - Tour de France FRA HIS SCHLECK (LUX)

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