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.