Disqualification of a runner from the 2015 UTMB®
The UTMB® organisation has today seen the list of recent infringements concerning the rules of anti- doping published by the IAAF and the penalties applied to the offenders.
Gonzalo Calisto (Ecuador) is included in the list of athletes who are suspended, following a positive result of an anti-doping test which was carried out in Chamonix on August 29th 2015 at the finishing line of the UTMB®.
Read my original post HERE
Consequently, Gonzalo Calisto (ranked 5th in the UTMB® 2015) has been officially disqualified and has been instructed to return his trophy and finisher’s jacket. The 2015 official results will be corrected as soon as possible on the UTMB® web-site.
The trophies given to the top ten men were unique works of art, each runner placed from 5th to 9th place will receive a new plaque, while the 10th runner will receive the trophy to which he is entitled.
At the same time, the organisation would like to remind you that to maintain the spirit of the event, and its authenticity, a health policy has been in place for the UTMB® since 2008.
It includes, in particular, a preventive initiative regarding health matters. This action is carried out in collaboration with Athletes for Transparency (since 2008) and the ITRA (since 2014).This action has neither the vocation, nor the competence to be a substitute for current national and international regulations concerning the fight against doping but has the objective of reinforcing the medical supervision wished for by the Organisation and it may allow for a better orientation of doping tests prompted by various anti-doping organizations.
UTMB PRESS RELEASE HERE
MICHEL POLETTI RESPONSE HERE
IAAF RESPONSE HERE
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That’s a lie , Gonzalo only train at altitude and so the EPO out positive , here is explained the reason . http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache%3ANV4lzUwc4nEJ%3Arevistasdigitales.uniboyaca.edu.co%2Findex.php%2Frs%2Farticle%2Fdownload%2F106%2F105+&cd=5&hl=en&ct=clnk&client=safari
Hi David, I suggest you forward this to UTMB, UTWT and the IAAF. They appear to disagree?
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Sorry David, but that’s complete bullshit. I hope that piece of s**t gets banned for life which is just what he deserves.
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