WADA says Azerbaijani athletes “caught” taking dope 32 times
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  • 14:32 20 December 2019

WADA says Azerbaijani athletes “caught” taking dope 32 times

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has disclosed its report regarding the outcomes of 2017, ONA reports.

In the reporting period 1804 cases of violation of anti-doping rules were recorded.

This figure was 1595 in 2016, and 1929 in 2015.

The country having committed greatest number of rule violations is Italy. This country’s athletes have stolen the limelight 171 times. Franсe acted against the Agency rules 128 times, the USA – 103 times, Brazil – 84 times, and Russia - 82 times.

The Azerbaijani athletes also crowd the top of the list. Our representatives who have committed 32 violations during a year occupy the 14th place in the list.

ONA

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