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FIS MEDIA INFO VANCOUVER 2010: Third athlete cleared to start
Whistler, February 18th, 2010//- Following a second blood test conducted by FIS today (as per Article FIS B 4.5 of the Procedural Guidelines to the FIS Anti-Doping Rules), the following athlete has been cleared to start as of tomorrow, 19th February 2010.
Benjamin KOONS (NZE), cleared to start as of 19th February 2010
Please note: This prohibition from participating in the competition(s) is NOT a sanction, but is instituted to protect the health of the athlete. As a result, no disciplinary measures will be taken.
FIS Blood Testing at Vancouver 2010
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For further reference please consult:
FIS FACT SHEET: FIS Anti-Doping Program prepared for the Olympic Winter Games 2010
FIS FACT SHEET: Frequently Asked Questions - FIS Start Prohibition