UCI statement on Alessandro Petacchi

Aug 24, 2019, 10:00 AM

The UCI announces that Mr. Alessandro Petacchi has been sanctioned with a period of ineligibility of 2 years for anti‐doping rule violations (ADRV) committed in 2012 and 2013 (use of prohibited methods/substances) based on information received from the law enforcement authorities of Austria.

The case has been resolved via an acceptance of consequences as provided for by the World Anti‐Doping Code and the UCI Anti‐ Doping Rules.

The resolution can be appealed by the competent National Anti‐Doping Organization and the World Anti‐Doping Agency.