UCI and WADA obtain samples from Operation Puerto blood bags

World Anti-Doping Agency and UCI are storing samples from Operation Puerto in an accredited laboratory 'outside Spain'

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) have confirmed that they have jointly obtained samples from blood and plasma bags seized 10 years ago in the Operation Puerto doping investigation.

In separate statements, both organisations made it clear that the samples were being stored outside Spain in a WADA-accredited laboratory.

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