Vania Rossi Positive For CERA

CONI has confirmed that Vania Rossi (partner of Riccardo Riccò) has tested positive for EPO CERA throught heir website today. The test was conducted at the Italian Women’s National Cyclo-Cross Championships where Rossi placed second on January 10, 2010.

Rossi gave birth to the couples baby boy recently, and then made speedy return to cyclo-cross racing.

Riccardo Riccò tested positive for the same drug during the 2008 Tour de France. Because of that positive test he is serving a 20 month doping ban. The ban ends on March 17th, and he is rumored to be joining Team Flaminia.


  1. Al says:

    All in the family, I guess.