Peloton condemn Santambrogio

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Mauro Santambrogio (AAP)

With the announcement that Mauro Santambrogio tested positive for EPO during the Giro d'Italia, many riders took to Twitter to condemn his actions.

Santambrogio surprised many with his unusual form during the Italian Grand Tour which was put in the spotlight when he won Stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia.

"Of course I am not happy, but I am not even surprised," said Giro d'Italia race organiser Michele Acquarone to

"The nice thing is that the group is rebelling. The peloton is no longer accepting these things."

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