LAUSANNE: Former world champion Fabian Cancellara might be investigated over accusations that he used a hidden motor in his bicycle, world governing physique the UCI advised AFP on Thursday.
“We will’t rule out opening an investigation if new parts come into our possession,” a UCI spokesman stated, confirming feedback additionally made by UCI president David Lappartient to the Cyclingnews web site.
“We have to know precisely what’s behind this. In fact, I heard all of the rumours, like everyone, and I simply need to know precisely. So we’ll examine, that’s our job,” Lappartient stated.
“I hope that this (mechanical doping) by no means occurred in skilled biking. If this was the case, it might be a catastrophe for the picture of biking and that’s why we’ve got to struggle.”Lappartient was reacting to accusations made towards Swiss star Cancellara by former bike owner Phil Gaimon in a brand new guide.
“Once you watch the footage, his accelerations don’t look pure in any respect, like he’s having hassle staying on the highest of the pedals,” American rider Gaimon wrote.Cancellara, who give up the game in 2016, confronted accusations that he was utilizing a hidden motor following his wins on the 2010 Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.Cancellara has all the time denied the allegations.
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