Rob Stannard to overlook World Championships because of anti-doping rule suspension

Australia’s Rob Stannard will miss this 12 months’s Biking World Championships after receiving a provisional suspension for an alleged anti-doping rule violation.

Stannard’s absence from the occasion, which kicks off on August 3, was confirmed through an announcement from AusCycling late on Wednesday evening.

“AusCycling was knowledgeable of the UCI’s provisional suspension of bicycle owner Rob Stannard earlier at present,” the assertion learn.

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“Regrettably, the provisional suspension for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation implies that Mr Stannard will probably be unable to compete within the World Championships in Glasgow.

“We observe that Mr Stannard rigorously rejects the said causes for the provisional suspension and has signalled his intention to enchantment.

“AusCycling will proceed to assist Mr Stannard and can present the UCI with no matter help it must swiftly resolve the matter.

“We will probably be making no additional remark right now.”

The 24-year-old Sydney native took out final 12 months’s Tour de Wallonie in Belgium.

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