Dominik baldauf. Operation Aderlass

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Dominik baldauf

Max Hauke received a suspended five-month sentence on 30 October 2019 from an court for doping violations reaching back to 2015. Austrian skier Max Hauke, who was caught with a needle in his arm during one of the raids, already received a five-month suspended sentence from the court in October, when he, Baldauf, Preidler and Denifl were all banned from competing for four years for their alleged involvement in the doping ring. The arrests were part of a joint operation with German police targeting a suspected international blood-doping ring believed to have been run out of Germany. They have been arrested, Baldauf and Hauke. Athletes from various disciplines have been named as alleged customers of Schmidt's, receiving illegal , with several of them having confessed.

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Dominik Baldauf

Dominik baldauf

He named Mark Schmidt, a physician based in the German city of , as the head of an operation which carried out systematic. Dürr was banned for life by the Austrian Anti-Doping Legal Committee in October. Dominik Baldauf also received a suspended five-month sentence on 14 January 2020 from the same court. The case first came to light through admissions by in late February 2019. Reichelt vehemently denied the accusations. Baldauf is one of 23 athletes involved in the blood doping scandal involving German doctor Mark Schmidt and following police raids in Erfurt, Germany, and at the Nordic skiing world championships in Innsbruck and Seefeld, Austria at the end of February last year. Austrian police claimed a Kazakh and two Estonian athletes were also arrested.

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Operation Aderlass

Dominik baldauf

Both Denifl and Preidler were provisionally suspended by the sport's governing body, the. He nevertheless terminated his contract with the team. More athletes are due to have their cases heard at the regional court, including cyclists Georg Preidler and Stefan Denifl. Trials against Johannes Dürr as well as against Austrian cyclists Stefan Denifl and Georg Preidler are planned in the coming weeks in Austria. He told me what he had done and that there was a German doctor. Cyclist Georg Preidler confessed to police earlier this month, and cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was arrested on March 5.

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Arrests in Seefeld as Part of a Coordinated Anti

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Both athletes had received four-year bans from competition from the Austrian Anti-Doping Agency on 23 July 2019. One day later, , riding for at the time, also confessed to having had two blood extractions with Schmidt in late 2018, but denied having actually doped. A report by German newspaper claimed that Dürr had contemplated taking over the doping operations from Schmidt. Baldauf is one of 23 athletes involved in the blood doping scandal involving German doctor Mark Schmidt and following police raids in Erfurt, Germany, and at the Nordic skiing world championships in Innsbruck and Seefeld, Austria, at the end of February last year. He was subsequently dismissed by Swiss Racing Academy, a team he had co-founded and where he was employed as manager and directeur sportif. All three athletes had earlier admitted their involvement in the doping practices.

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Doping: Austrian founder Dominik Baldauf sentenced to 5 months suspended prison

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Alexey Poltoranin, who had earlier admitted to doping as well, retracted his confession on 8 March 2019. This remains a developing story. Poltoranin is a two-time World Championship bronze medalist. Initial reports suggested that a German was also involved with Schmidt. Admissions by cross-country skier pictured in 2013 led to the investigations. He did however deny having set up connections between Schmidt and fellow cross-country skiers Hauke and Baldauf, as they had claimed.

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Both were handed four-year bans by the Austrian anti-doping organisation on 27 June 2019, and might face charges for commercial sports fraud in addition to their suspensions. Since Hauke and Baldauf were arrested, other Austrian athletes have been implicated in blood doping. Baldauf admitted having blood drawn for the first time in April 2016, and taking growth hormones from 2017. The spectacular police crackdown had led to the dismantling of a large doping network organized around the German doctor Mark Schmidt, arrested the same day at his office in Erfurt Germany. The investigation was carried out by the doping task force of the Munich police. Alongside Petacchi, , , and were also implicated and provisionally suspended. On 13 May 2019, confessed in an interview with German broadcaster to having used blood doping under Schmidt during 2011, when riding with.

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