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June 28, 2019, 6:12 a.m. -  Vik Banerjee

The Wada Prohibited List is available for PDF download to your phone here:  [\_2019\_english\_prohibited\_list.pdf]( If you open in a PDF reader and search for "Probenecid" it comes up. That search process takes about 30 seconds.  Given the amount of preparation athletes and teams do for each season it's inexcusable that they didn't do that and have that list available to them away from cell service or at least follow up once they got back into range. It's not the volunteer medical staff that are responsible for staying legal with respect to anti-doping regulations it's the athlete's responsibility.  Keeping in mind Richie and Jared had been caught with a Prohibited Substance in them at the EWS in 2018...downloading the Prohibited List to your phone for reference shouldn't be happening just now. Both Richie and Martin got relatively light sanctions for their infractions of the WADA rules. That shows that the folks adjudicating their cases took into account extenuating circumstances and wanted to be lenient. That seems like reasonable outcome for this process.

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