Olympic silver medalist Fluckiger tests positive for doping
Olympic silver medalist Mathias Flückiger charged with doping
In the mountain bike race at the European Championships on Friday
was temporarily suspended before the scheduled competition.
Swiss Cycling said Fluckiger won the national championships in June
Tested positive for the anabolic agent Geraniol.
In some countries, Xernol is approved for use in farming to promote the growth of cattle.
Fluckier, who won the silver medal at last year's Tokyo Olympics
were in Munich for his program when his provisional ban was announced
His Olympic medal is not affected by the case.
Swiss Cycling said on Thursday that the Swiss anti-doping authorities
Was informed about the positive test in the sample taken on June 5.
Swiss Sports Integrity said it was investigating and would not provide details until the matter is concluded.