Not really. Lappartient will most likely have asked the UCI lawyers what will happen and they have told him, with a high degree of certainty, that he'll keep his results. I expect Froome's lawyer has told him the same thing. Lappartient is just passing this information on to Vengi, he's not making personal guaranteeshazaran said:That sounds like a crass procedural misstep that would sink any UCI case. Thats alongside the other procedural issues we already have ("leaks").Robert5091 said:Ugh? Seems odd ... or the Froome plan of a ban after Tdf is on track -
Chris Froome will not be stripped of victory should he triumph at the Giro d’Italia this month, race organizers insisted on Thursday.
That raised the possibility that he could win the Giro but then be stripped of victory if he is subsequently banned.
Giro director Mauro Vegni insisted he had assurances from UCI president David Lappartient that such an eventuality wouldn’t happen.