María Isabel Moreno

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María Isabel Moreno
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Personal information
Full name Maria Isabel Moreno Allue
Nickname Maribel
Born (1981-01-02) 2 January 1981 (age 37)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2002 Pragma - Deia - Colnago
2007 Comunidad Valenciana
2008 MultiCaja CC Sabiñánigo

María Isabel Moreno Allue (Maribel Moreno) (born 2 January 1981)[1] is a Spanish road bicycle racer from Ribes de Freser, Girona.

Doping[edit]

Moreno was due to compete in the Women's road race at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing on 10 August, but did not start having been tested positive for EPO.[2] Moreno arrived in Beijing on 31 July and was immediately tested. She fled the country for Spain that same day, having suffered a panic attack. The positive test results were announced on 11 August, making Moreno the first athlete to test positive for a banned substance at the 2008 Olympic Games.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

2001
1st GP Tolosa
2001
3rd Spanish National Road Race Championships
2002
1st GP Pavie
2003
3rd Spanish National Time Trial Championships
3rd European Time Trial Championships, U23
3rd European Road Race Championships, U23
2005
1st Spain Spanish National Road Race Championships
3rd Spanish National Time Trial Championships
2nd Stage 3a, Tour Féminin en Limousin, Chaptelat
3rd GP International Féminin 'Les Forges'
2006
1st Spain Spanish National Road Race Championships
2nd Spanish National Time Trial Championships
2007
1st Spain Spanish National Road Race Championships
1st Spain Spanish National Time Trial Championships
3rd Giro d'Italia Femminile
2nd Stage 3, Giro d'Italia Femminile, Prato a Calc
1st Tour de l'Ardèche
1st Stage 2, Tour de l'Ardèche, de Vals les Bains
2nd Stage 4, Tour de l'Ardèche, Privas
2nd Stage 5, Tour de l'Ardèche, Villeneuve de Berg
2008
2nd Trofeo Cantimpalos

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete Biography - MORENO Maria Isabel". Beijing Olympics official website. 
  2. ^ a b "Spanish cyclist Moreno tests positive for EPO". guardian.co.uk. 11 August 2008. 

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