Austrian doping incident leads to more exclusions

Four cross country skiers and two coaches have been a four-year suspension for their roles in the dopingskandalen Aderlass. The austrian doping incident, whic

Austrian doping incident leads to more exclusions

Four cross country skiers and two coaches have been a four-year suspension for their roles in the dopingskandalen Aderlass.

The austrian doping incident, which was curled in connection with the WORLD cup in cross country skiing earlier in the year, has now thrown multiple exclusions of care.

Friday, shall notify The International ski association (FIS), to four cross country skiers and two coaches have been a four-year suspension for their roles in the dopingskandalen.

It writes the Norwegian news agency NTB.

The case of the four cross country skiers Andreas Veerpalu, Karel Tammjärv, Alexey Poltoranin and Algo Kärp. In addition, the two coaches Mati Alaver and Andrus Veerpalu been excluded. The latter is the father of Andreas Veerpalu.

Five cross country skiers were at the cross-country WORLD cup in the austrian Seefeld at the start of march caught in using doping in connection with a police operation, named Operation Aderlass.

It was about Andreas Veerpalu, Karel Tammjärv, Alexey Poltoranin and the two austrians Max Hauke and Dominik baldauf says he.

The latter two were shortly after the unveiling sentenced to four years in quarantine. Hauke was in a hotel room taken with the needle in the arm of the austrian police.

Dopingskandalen also draws the track to the cycling world.

In June, the austrian riders, Stefan Denifl and Georg Preidler sentenced to four years in quarantine for bloddoping.

Both riders admitted in march that they had cheated.

Earlier this week ordered The International Cykelunion (UCI) new tests of old samples of 2016 and 2017.

the Initiative is taken on the basis of new information and documents received from the austrian police, who were involved in Aderlass-operation, said the UCI, according to AFP.

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Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 13:00

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