The UCI announced that Italian rider Matteo Spreafico has been notified of two adverse analytical findings in doping controls administered on October 15 – 16, 2020.
Results of the “A” test indicate a presence of Enobosarm (ostarine) which is listed as a prohibited substance under class S1.2 (other anabolic agents) in the WADA code.
Samples were obtained from Spreafico during the Giro d’Italia.
In accordance with the UCI anti-doping rules, Spreafico has been provisionally suspended.
Under the WADA code, he has the right to request and attend the analyses of B samples.
The 27-year-old Spreafico is racing with Vini Zabù–KTM for the current season.
Previously, Spreafico was racing with Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec, from 2017-2020.
At the time of this report, no comment has been provided by Spreafico or his team.