Klaus Nielsen appointed Danish Champion

Team Alb rider replaces Riis Andersen

Klaus Nielsen has been appointed Danish MTB Champion by the Danish cycling federation. 

The winner of the championship race in Aalborg on 20 July, Peter Riis Andersen, tested positive for EPO at an out of competition test on 25 June. The test results were not ready until after the championships. Riis Andersen admitted the use of EPO on 28 July.

Nielsen was Riis Andersen's team-mate at Team Alb Gold. The silver medal now goes to Christian Poulsen of Kolding Bicykle while Thomas Christian Bonne, of Team Rivette, gets the bronze. The champion will be presented with his jersey and medal at a later occasion.

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