Chotard positive 13/05/2001 Positive test ID 478
Chotard tested positive during the 2001 Tour de Romandie (last day of racing given as incident date). He was riding his first professional season and denied having taken any banned substances even after his ban ended.
Teams and people
- Barbero (Lampre) en Chotard (Mercury-Viatel) betrapt op Epo, De Standaard, 31/05/2001
- Barbero en Chotard betrapt op Epo, Gazet van Antwerpen, 31/05/2001
- Chotard, premier Français positif à l'EPO, Le Parisien, 01/06/2001
- Chotard sacked from Mercury, Barbero keeps his place in Lampre, Cyclingnews.com, 01/06/2001
- Laurent Chotard le retour du banni, Le Parisien, 20/12/2002