French rider Sylvain Georges has tested positive for a "specified substance" during the ongoing Giro d'Italia, according to cycling's world governing body, the UCI.
France's Sylvain Georges of team AG2R La Mondiale celebrates winning the 6th stage (from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake) of the AMGEN Tour of California on May 18, 2012 at Big Bear Lake, California. Sylvain Georges won ahead of second placed Peter Sagan and third placed Peter Velits, both of Slovakia. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
The UCI said Georges had produced an "adverse analytical finding", with the stimulant heptaminol showing up in a urine sample collected during the Giro's seventh stage on May 10.
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