Update on AIDA Doping Scandal

AIDA have provided an update on the two athletes who tested positive during anti-doping tests during this year.

Tom SIETAS (Germany) during his World Record attempt made on June 11th, 2004 :

– POSITIVE results for METOPROLOL (beta-blocker)
– Redress procedure requested by the athlete, asking for sample "B" analysis
– NEGATIVE results on sample "B" analysis
– Final decision of the AIDA Disciplinary Commission in progress

Sam STILL (Great Britain) during the "AIDA World Team Championsip" in Canada :

– POSITIVE for PREDNISONE (corticosteroid)
– Redress procedure requested by the athlete, asking for sample "B" analysis
– NEGATIVE results on sample "B" 1st analysis
– POSITIVE results on sample "A" 2nd analysis (WADA counter-expertise)
– NEGATIVE results on sample "B" 2nd analysis (WADA counter-expertise)
– Internal enquiry about this "World Premiere" within the WADA Laboratory
– Final decision of the AIDA Disciplinary Commission in progress

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