The Court Of Arbitration For Sport (Cas) registers the appeal filed by Nairo Quintana Against the Union Cycliste Internationale (Uci)
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered the appeal filed
by the Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana against the decision issued by the UCI Medical Director on 17 August 2022 (the Challenged Decision) in which he was found to have infringed the UCI Medical Rules (presence of tramadol in-competition) and sanctioned with the disqualification of the results he obtained at the Tour de France 2022 and a fine of CHF 5,000.
The CAS arbitration has commenced. There will be an exchange of written submissions while the Panel of arbitrators that will decide the matter is being appointed. Once constituted, the Panel will issue procedural directions to the parties, including with respect to the holding of a hearing.
At this time, it is not possible to indicate when the final decision will be announced.
The original press release can be found here : https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/CAS_Media_Release_9113_arrival.pdf