On the eve of the start of the Olympics the British newspaper the Sunday Times published the results of a research database that stores the results of blood tests taken from 2000 skiers in the period from 2001 to 2010.
Were identified 290 samples with abnormal blood counts.
The article notes that the athletes have passed the suspicious samples, conquered about a third of the medals at the Olympics and world Championships. 91 medal.
Many of the athletes appearing in this database, are still.
The vast majority of violations (254 of 290) — injections of erythropoietin or transfusion of his own blood, handed over in advance.
34% of suspicious samples passed the Russians, 29 French, 28 Austrians.