The Belgian rider Tosh Van der Sande in a drug test tested positive. The driver by his team Lotto Soudal provisionally suspended.
The 28-year-old rider was in november during the six days of Gent checked. It was a means found that prevents in a nasal spray and is allowed if booked in advance, is reported.
According to Lotto Soudal, that Wednesday, by Van der Sande was informed about the positive test, Van der Sande uses Sofrasolone, a nasal spray, which are freely available.
Van der Sande is by the board of directors of Lotto Soudal suspended, also to the rider the chance to give his defense as good as possible, to substantiate.
The Belgian WorldTour formation will refrain from further comment and wait for the end of the research.
Van der Sande rides since 2012, Lotto Soudal, but has since not turned into a veelwinnaar. He won in 2016, a stage in the Tour de l’Ain, and picked up several minor placings in other races.