Former chairman of the World Anti-Doping Association publicly blasted the NHL drug testing system
Although the Swedish ice hockey player Nicolas – Beckstrom isolated on doping in Sochi, but the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) retain the silver medal they have acquired, but the former world Wednesday Chairman of the Anti-Doping Association, Dick – Pande have expressed strong dissatisfaction.
Beckstrom detected in Sochi after the final acceptance of doping tests out of the body of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride exceeded, it is determined to use stimulants. He argued that this is their own are taking non-prescription drugs caused, according to the International Olympic Committee and the relevant regulations, he was allowed to continue to retain their acquired Sochi Winter Olympics silver medal.
Former president of the World Anti-Doping Association, Dick – Pande said in an interview, said: “I have to say that I deal with on this case is very disappointed, but still retains the athlete did not own silver pass a drug test, I think this is Jianlou behavior. ”
Pande reason reflect strong, too, and NHL management system related to doping. NHL is recognized all sports leagues in North America in the most liberal of doping organizations, and is the only sports organization does not detect a human hormones. In the past eight years, NHL is only detected three cases of doping violations.
Pande had set off a storm in Canadian hockey players about doping incident, he had claimed nearly 30 percent of NHL players use drugs to enhance physical function. “We are also not strong enough. You do not know what drugs they are eating, do not know the role of these drugs on athletes. What I’m not sure the drug is not on the NHL for their responsibilities in this regard.”