BMC Soigneur Arrested in Connection with EPO Shipment

Sven Schoutteten, a part-time soigneur, or assistant, to the BMC pro cycling team was arrested in relation to a shipment of 200 doses of the performance-enhancing drug EPO, confiscated by police in Belgium in 2009.

Police connected the soigneur to the EPO following an 18 month investigation.  It’s unknown whether Schoutteten would have worked with BMC at the Tour de France.

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