All save from Meldonium biathlon: appointed a new test drug
photo: Mikhail Kovalev
The letter emphasized that at the moment the effect of Meldonium on the body of athletes are not scientifically proven, is also not scientifically confirmed dates for the withdrawal of the drug from the body. In this regard, the international organizations will be initiated further study of the drug.
The IBU turned to the Medical Commission with a proposal: for the period of conducting research and obtaining results, the announcement of the sanctions in relation to athletes to be postponed. Thus, previously announced on March 30 the meeting of the IBU medical Committee, which had considered the issue of sanctions to the athletes of the national team of Ukraine Olga Abramova and Artem Tishchenko can be moved in relation to the special circumstances of their cases and the need for further consideration of the case.
President Brynzak suggested that as a result of this decision may be entered or a transition period in relation to Mildronate, or even its deletion from the list is prohibited.
The Russians in the biathlon only one loss to date — two-time world champion in biathlon among juniors Eduard Latypov. Today it became known that to the list of athletes that have already received notification of positive samples, was added to the players team of Russia in Rugby-7, Alexei and Alyona Michaltsova.
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