The number of participants of the Olympic games in 2016, had therapeutic permission to use banned drugs (TUE), did not exceed one percent, the press service of the WADA.

All TUE had 143 athletes (among them Russians there) of 11303. Previously hacker group Fancy Bears, hacked anti-doping system ADAMS, published on its website the lists of athletes who had a permit to use prohibited substances.

Among these athletes were American tennis players Serena and Venus Williams (the latter won a silver medal 2016 Olympics in the mixed doubles), American gymnast Simone Bilz, the assets of which four gold Olympic games of 2016, the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, British athlete Mo Farah, who won gold in the 2016 Games in the women’s 5,000 and 10,000 m.

Then in the sports community burst into a loud debate on the correctness and legality of issuing some athletes TUE.

At the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro one percent of the athletes had a permit for the use of illicit drugs 20.11.2016

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