Am­a­teur de­nies mo­tor­ized bike

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

An Ital­ian am­a­teur has de­nied us­ing a mo­tor­ized bi­cy­cle after being dis­qual­i­fied from a week­end race for me­chan­i­cal dop­ing, ac­cord­ing to Italy’s Gazzetta dello Sport.

Act­ing on a tip, or­ga­niz­ers used a ther­mal cam­era to iden­tify the mo­tor and claimed 53-year-old Alessan­dro An­dreoli had even ad­mit­ted to cheat­ing.

But in an in­ter­view in Mon­day’s Gazzetta, An­dreoli de­nied ei­ther hav­ing a mo­tor in his bike or hav­ing ad­mit­ted to us­ing it.

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