Oscar Pereiro

The French Anti-Doping Authorities (AFLD) have announced on Thursday that Oscar Pereiro?s supposedly suspicious use of the drug salbutamol was in fact completely justified. As Pereiro had repeatedly stated, the AFLD have now also accepted he is a confirmed asthma sufferer, has every right to possess a Therapeutic Use Exemption [TUE] from the UCI and is therefore allowed to take salbutamol to treat the asthma.

?We have made an in-depth study of the Pereiro case and we have confirmed that his medical documents show he has not crossed any lines.? AFLD president Pierre Bordry commented. ?So there will be no further investigation.?

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