Olympic silver medalist Mathias Flückiger was temporarily suspended in a doping case.

In front of his booked rivalry in a trail-blazing bicycle race on Friday at the European Championships.

Olympic silver medalist Mathias Flückiger was temporarily suspended in a doping case in front of his booked rivalry Friday, Aug. 19, 2022

Swiss Cycling said Flückiger tried positive for the anabolic specialist zeranol at the public titles in June.

Zeranol is supported for use in cultivating in certain nations to advance development in steers.

Flückiger, who won a silver decoration finally year's Tokyo Olympics, was in Munich for his occasion when his temporary boycott was declared on Thursday.

His Olympic decoration isn't impacted by the situation.

Swiss Cycling said it was educated before Thursday by the Swiss enemy of doping authorities about the positive test in an example taken June 5.

Swiss Sports Integrity said it was exploring and wouldn't give more subtleties until the disciplinary case was done.

The 33-year-old Flückiger turned into a title holder in the off-road bicycle group hand-off in 2019.