Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Strock & Kaiter appear in court

Six years ago, former U.S. junior cyclists Greg Strock and Erich Kaiter alleged that their junior national team coach, Rene Wenzel, administered performance-enhancing drugs to them without their knowledge or consent. Yesterday, they had their day in court as they testified in Denver.

Strock and Kaiter charged several years ago that Wenzel, team soigneur Angus Fraser and an unnamed U.S. team coach had on several occasions injected riders with cortisone, treated them with other steroids and provided them with amphetamines and other drugs during the 1990 season. That other U.S. coach remains unnamed in the suit, but former U.S. national team coach Chris Carmichael reportedly settled out-of-court with plaintiffs in the case in late 2000 or early 2001

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