From the Special representative of ADAS in Vienna – fifth positive doping athletes in Sochi is Austrians Johannes Durr

After yesterday’s five medals, today’s news has shaken Austria. On doping test was positive cross-country skier Johannes Durr, who is considered one of the candidates for a medal at 50 km. Austrian NADA tested him during training in Austria and he was positive on erythropoietin (EPO), according to the statement of the Austrian Olympic Committee.

It is the fifth positive doping positive athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The first was a German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle on methilhexanamine, another is Latvian hockey player Vitalijs Pavlovs to the same substance. Third athlete, Italian bobsled team member William Frullani, was positive on dimethylpentylamine. A fourth was a Ukrainian cross country skier Marina Lisogor, tested positive for banned substance trimethazidine.

Dr. Nenad Dikić


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