Raleigh area cyclist faces doping ban

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

A Raleigh-area based cyclist has been banned from competition for two years following a positive doping test at this year's national championships.

USADA - the national anti-doping agency for the US - said 62-year-old David LeDuc of Willow Spring tested positive for a steroid, EPO, and an amphetamine in a test done following the Masters Road National Championships in Oregon this past September.

Click here to read the press release

USADA said LeDuc has accepted the two-year suspension.

Cyclingnews.com reported LeDuc finished seventh in the men's 60-64 age division race.

Leduc was the world champion in the 50-53 age division in 2001.

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