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Froome says doping case was a ‘Nightmare’ but he knew he was innocent


Yesterday was definitely one of the greatest days of four-time Tour de France winner’s career after the UCI finally came up with the decision to clear Froome of his Doping case which was opened for the past nine months.


“Froome’s sample results do not constitute an Adverse Analytical Finding. And we will close the proceedings against Mr Froome,” an official UCI statement said.


“The UCI wishes to reassure all those involved in or interested in cycling that its decision is based on expert opinions, WADA’s advice, and a full assessment of the facts of the case.”

Froome had been racing under investigation after the sample showed a concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol that was in excess of the permitted level.



Confident in his innocence


However, Froome has always felt confident that the UCI would take the right decision which would relieve him from any accusation.


“I am very pleased that the UCI has exonerated me. While this decision is obviously a big deal for me and the team, it’s also an important moment for cycling,” Froome said.


“I understand the history of this great sport – good and bad. And I have always taken my leadership position very seriously and I always do things the right way.


“I meant it when I said that I would never dishonour a winner’s jersey and that my results would stand the test of time,” he added.


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