Blood doping: Twelve months of probation for the former professional cyclist Preidler

In the Wake of the "Operation bloodletting" known blood doping affair, the former Austrian professional cyclist Georg Preidler has been sentenced to twelve mo

Blood doping: Twelve months of probation for the former professional cyclist Preidler

In the Wake of the "Operation bloodletting" known blood doping affair, the former Austrian professional cyclist Georg Preidler has been sentenced to twelve months ' imprisonment on probation. The Innsbruck regional court found the 30-year-old athletes on Wednesday of the serious professional sporting fraud guilty. In addition, there was a fine of 2880 euros. The judgment was not yet appealable.

The prosecution had alleged that the since last year, locked Preidler, between 2017 and 2019 teams, sports organizers and supporters through the use of blood doping and growth hormone to be deceived. The court sentenced the former cyclist to pay a fine of 6000 euros. He should have given the contact to a man who Preidler with illegal substances supplied.

In the so-called "Operation bloodletting" the Erfurt doctor Mark S. numerous athletes from several disciplines and countries are involved. During the Nordic world Ski Championships in Innsbruck and Seefeld had Austrian and German authorities carried out 2019 raids, among other things, at p. He is regarded as the suspected mastermind of a suspected international network.

Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 08:20

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