UCI statement on UCI Professional Continental Team Funvic Soul Cycles-Carrefour
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that the Disciplinary Commission has decided to suspend the UCI Professional Continental Team Funvic Soul Cycles-Carrefour for a period of 55 days from 19 December 2016 to 12 February 2017 in accordance with article 7.12.3 of the UCI Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) providing for a “Team Suspension” (*).
The ground for the Team suspension is the notification of three potential anti-doping rule violations within the same Team within a 12-month period.
For the duration of its suspension, Team Funvic Soul Cycles-Carrefour is suspended from participating in any international event.
The UCI will not make any further comment on the case.
(*) Following the notification of a third Adverse Analytical Finding for a member of Team Funvic Soul Cycles-Carrefour since the beginning of 2016 and within a twelve-month period, the UCI had referred the matter to the Disciplinary Commission for a decision on the Team suspension in accordance with article 7.12.3 ADR.