Frank Schleck Fails Doping Test: Positive for Banned Diuretic
Frank Schleck Fails Doping Test in 2012 Tour de France
Frank Schleck, who finished third in the 2011 Tour de France, has failed a doping test during the 2012 tour. A urine test came back positive for Xipamide, a banned diuretic.
The test was conducted on July 14, according to the UCI, who referred to the result as an "adverse analytical finding". Frank Schleck has the right to have a B-sample tested as well, and he has not been kicked out of the Tour de France.
A native of Luxembourg, Frank Schleck rides for Team RadioShack-Nissan.
Results after Stage 15 of 2012 Tour de France
- Bradley Wiggins (Yellow Jersey)
- ChristopherFroome +2'05"
- Vincenzo Nibali +2'23"
- Cadel Evans +3'19"
- Jurgen Van Den Broeck +4'48"
As July 17 is a rest day, the standings are unchanged since the last update. July 18 sees Stage 16, a 197km ride from Pau to Bagnéres-du-Luchon.