Pantani conviction 12/12/2000 Criminal conviction ID 236
After a serious crash in the 1995 Milano-Torino, Pantani was hospitalised and tests showed a 60.1% haematocrit. In the fraud case, Pantani argued unsuccessfully that altitude training and a margin of error were responsible and was found guilty.
Teams and people
- Pantani's "sporting fraud" case recommenced last week in Forli..., Cyclingnews.com, 21/10/2000
- Pantani guilty - three month suspended sentence for sporting fraud, Cyclingnews.com, 12/12/2000