LAHTI /Finland/, March 5. /Spec. Q. TASS Artem Kuznetsov/. The international ski Federation (FIS) together with the Finnish anti-doping Agency during the world Championships in Lahti 121 times checked out athletes for doping. This at a press conference, said FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis.

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The world championship on ski sports takes place from 23 February to 5 March. Sunday competition the programme ends with the men’s marathon.

“Anti-doping work at the world Cup was held great, we got good reviews from athletes and teams. FIS worked with the Finnish anti-doping Agency. During the extra competitive period before the world Cup was taken 114 samples. Already in the course of the tournament was taken 121 sample,” said Lewis .

FIS Secretary General noted that during the tournament the teams had the opportunity to get acquainted with the special FIS anti-doping program, after the 450 athletes and employees of the national teams, signed a document in which he confirmed his commitment to the net doping from the sport.