Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Kohl was perhaps too good to be true

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Perhaps we should have queried a revitalised Kohl, riding better than ever before, grabbing mountain points and securing a fine 3rd overall. Perhaps riding 2 or 3, or even 5 places better than he should have been. OTOH he had previously shown promise. Maybe, just maybe, it's a mistake.

Bernhard Kohl of Gerolsteiner tested non-negative for CERA, French sports paper L'Equipe reported Monday. The French anti-doping agency AFLD had tested Kohl's blood samples. Kohl finished third in the Tour de France this summer and won the climber's jersey.

Well who gets 3rd now? Who takes the spotted jersey for 2008, after all?