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June 26, 2019, 8:30 p.m. -  Heinous

This is vastly different from Graves / Rude, i reckon. Here you have an extremely well respected Dr with extensive corroboration explaining factually what happened. The drug in question isn't out right banned so likely not one  most Dr's will be aware of for TUE purposes.  The team dropped the ball, and as said above should have a  process in place to check not just treatments but supplements and the like that athletes bring. NZ, like most countries, has an in country ADA phone line you can call to check, in addition to all the online resources. A backdated TUE would have been available until the in competition period or test occurred. Maes and GT are probably more culpable here in that they are still competing in other UCI events like DH, so can't claim this is the first time they've had to deal with doping issues, unlike some Enduro athletes.

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