Age Group Triathletes Are Not Immune from Drug Testing

LEG LUBE: World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) announced that an independent three member American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel issued its decision that American age group athlete Kevin Moats committed a doping violation. Moats has received a one-year period of ineligibility for the offense, effective January 30, 2012, and has been provisionally suspended from WTC competition since notice of the adverse finding

“This ruling makes it clear that all Age Group Athletes are accountable to the WTC Rules and the TUE requirements of their National Triathlon Federations (NF) and National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO),” said Kate Mittelstadt, Director of Anti-Doping for WTC. “WTC has and will continue to work with all Anti-Doping Organizations to urge athletes to take seriously their responsibilities and obligations in anti-doping.  We implore all  athletes to check with their NF’s and NADO’s to determine if a TUE is necessary. Read the whole article at: http://bit.ly/QBjLXz

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