'I believe in Frank Schleck,' insists team-mate Jens Voigt
Radio Shack Nissan Trek rider Jens Voigt tells Ned Boulting he believes in his team-mate Frank Schleck after the Luxembourg rider tested positive for a banned diuretic.
Schleck was withdrawn from the race on Tuesday evening after the UCI announced that Schleck had returned a positive test for the specified substance Xipamide last Saturday, July 14th.
"We still have to wait for the 'B' sample, to confirm it or not to confirm it," Voigt said. "We've got to wait to see what Frank has to say. Within your own team, it's never an easy situation, we heard about it yesterday night just after dinner, or at dinner, and we had a moment of silence where people just tried to digest the news and try to process the consequences ... try to, OK, what does that actually mean?
"It's not easy, but we just have to wait for the 'B' sample and see what Frankie is going to say. ... It's hard. After all since many years I said that he's a good friend of me.
"I think that friendship always goes, not only in the sunshine, but also goes when it rains. ... so yep, I still believe in him."
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