Jörg Jaksche

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Tour de France 2005

Jörg Armin Jaksche[1] (born 23 July 1976 in Fürth) is a German former road bicycle racer.

Biography[edit]

Jaksche has been cycling professionally since 1997, racing for the teams Polti (1997–1998), Team Telekom (1998–2000), ONCE (2001–2003), CSC (2004), Liberty Seguros-Würth/Astana (2005–2006) and Tinkoff Credit Systems in 2007.

In 2004, he won the Tour Mediterranean and the Paris–Nice race.

In the 2005 Tour de France, Jaksche was 16th overall, the best result of his six participations in the Tour. He had been 18th at the 1998 Tour de France and 17th at the 2003 Tour de France.

At the 2006 Tour de Suisse, Jaksche finished on the podium with a third place finish.

Doping[edit]

Jaksche was one of the 9 riders held out of the 2006 Tour de France after being identified by investigators in the Operación Puerto investigation. On 30 June 2007 Jaksche admitted he was guilty of blood doping and that he was the Bella mentioned in the documents confiscated from Fuentes' clinic.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Affidavit of Jörg Jaksche d3epuodzu3wuis.cloudfront.net
  2. ^ Nesha Starcevic, German rider Joerg Jaksche admits blood doping from Spanish doctor, International Herald Tribune, June 30, 2007
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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