The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory and the informant WADA Grigory Rodchenkov said that the former head of the medical staff of football “Zenit” Sergei Pukhov had a direct relationship to doping.
Sergey Pukhov worked at the St. Petersburg club from 2006 to 2017, and then he resigned for unknown reasons. Specialist worked in the Russian Olympic team, pays attention to the championship.
According to Rodchenkova, he was a beloved physician known coach in race walking Viktor Chegin, dozens of athletes who were suspended from international competitions for the use of illegal drugs.
The informant also reported that downy was a close associate of Valery Kulichenko (as the chief athletics coach was preparing the Russian national team for performance at the Olympic games 1996, 2000, 2004), which was related to the spread of doping among Russian athletes.
“Sergey Pukhov was associated with Kulichenko, and he was also part of a state doping programme. He is well versed in the schemes of doping, has a very good practical experience. So it is a good example of “powwow” in football”, – quotes Rodchenkova Daily Mail.
The British edition who took the interview Rodchenkova also notes the following fact: the ex-Zenit player Fernando Ricksen, who died 43 years, wrote in his book that the medical staff of the Petrograd “there were needles and syringes”, and “players with droppers”.
Also riksen said Pukhov offered him shots and he took them constantly. “I had no idea that the doctor Pukhov hurts me… but, damn, it worked! I got an incredible charge of energy. No one had positive results, so I was convinced that it wasn’t something illegal,” wrote the player.
Even Rodchenkov said that the national Olympic Committee of the USA hid a few positive doping tests during the Olympic games of 1996 in Atlanta.
On this case, the informant told don, Kathleen, who was the Director of the drug laboratory of the NOC of the United States from 1982 to 2007. According to Rodchenkova, during the 1996 Olympics, the Americans hid four or five positive doping tests. It is reported that these athletes are never held accountable for doping.
“These cases have been hidden”, – quotes the words Rodchenkova British edition.The source requested comment from Catlin, but he did not respond before the deadline.
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