This decision only exacerbates WADA’s concerns regarding the initial decision taken by the tribunals in the seven previous cases. As we have stated in the past, the decision to exonerate was based on a scientific theory regarding the electrolytes and is not conclusive. The fact that another case has now been adjudicated based on the same premise is greatly disturbing, particularly if it is proven to be incorrect.
WADA will shortly issue a report on the seven positive nandrolone cases. WADA has reached an agreement with ATP to review the facts surrounding these cases and to issue a report.