German doctor Mark Schmidt confesses to doping athletes | Other News


German sports doctor Mark Schmidt, pivotal figure in the blood doping case Operation Aderlass, has confessed to a court in Munich that he has been doping athletes since 2012. According to a statement read by his lawyer, this mainly concerned winter sportsmen and cyclists.

The doctor indicated that he had never been out for personal gain. He also says that he never endangered the health of the athletes concerned.

Schmidt is suspected of providing prohibited substances in no fewer than 150 cases. He was arrested in his hometown Erfurt in 2019 after house searches. He is said to have set up a doping network involving at least 23 athletes from different sports.

The most famous cycling name mentioned in Operation Aderlass is the Italian Alessandro Petacchi. The Austrian Max Hauke, who was caught red-handed, is undoubtedly still in your retina.

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