Observe star Peter Bol is demanding Australia’s anti-doping company do higher after impartial checks revealed he by no means examined optimistic to medicine.
Bol’s lawyer Paul Greene is demanding Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) drop a “sham” case and admit there is no proof in opposition to the center distance runner.
And Bol, the nation’s highest-profile monitor athlete, says he is upset in SIA and in addition Athletics Australia’s lack of assist within the doping saga.
Bol was advised on January 10 of a optimistic end result to the banned drug erythropoietin, often known as EPO, in his A pattern from a check three months prior.
He was provisionally suspended by Athletics Australia however the ban was lifted when the outcomes of a second set of testing, on the B pattern, didn’t verify the preliminary findings.
Bol’s lawyer Greene additionally despatched the samples for impartial testing at two laboratories and outcomes confirmed no hint of any banned substance, he says.
“It is nothing price celebrating as a result of it should not have occurred to begin with,” Bol advised radio station 2GB on Wednesday.
“It is brutal … I’m utterly harmless.
“(I) by no means used any efficiency substances, by no means used any medicine – I’m only a good athlete, I practice and I put within the work.”
A twin Olympian and a Commonwealth Video games silver medallist in his pet occasion the 800m, Bol was bewildered why SIA mentioned he had failed a medicine check and the way the discovering was leaked to the media.
“Do higher. Simply do higher,” he mentioned of his message to SIA.
SIA had no remark at this stage, a spokesman mentioned.
Bol mentioned he was additionally pissed off at an absence of assist from Athletics Australia.
“It has been fairly disappointing from my very own governing physique to not stand behind me throughout that and … simply check out me, I do not suppose it is that onerous to do,” he mentioned.
Lawyer Greene mentioned he despatched the athlete’s samples to 2 impartial laboratories.
“We had two of probably the most world-class analytical chemists on the planet take a look at his outcomes and say this wasn’t even a detailed name, these had been simply damaging checks,” Greene advised the 9 Community.
He referred to as on SIA to confess their errors.
“They only could not get it proper, they’d no thought what they had been doing,” Greene mentioned.
“And the worst a part of it now could be: one, it was introduced to begin with which it by no means ought to have been, I begged them to not announce it.
“Two, now they simply … clearly are flawed, they’re refusing to drop this sham investigation.”
Greene mentioned SIA had “completely no proof in any respect” of any wrongdoing.
“There isn’t a urine pattern optimistic, there is no such thing as a proof he took something in his urine, it is 100 per cent damaging,” he mentioned.
“There was nothing on his cellphone. There may be nothing on his laptop. There’s completely zero proof.