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http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/cycling/news/story?id=5631343

The leading theory is food contamination.



    The results and reputation of three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of Spain hang in the balance after his spokesman announced Wednesday that Contador tested positive for a trace amount of clenbuterol, a banned substance most commonly prescribed as an asthma medication.

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    "The concentration found by the laboratory was estimated at 50 picograms (or 0,000 000 000 05 grams per ml) which is 400 times less than what the anti-doping laboratories accredited by WADA must be able to detect," the UCI statement said.


Andy Schleck (LUX) finished 2nd, +39".



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