Tutberidze claimed that she does not control and does not discuss with the team doctors the medications and supplements, which are given to the athletes of the team
Eteri Tutberidze provided written testimony to RUSADA in the case of Kamila Valieva.
original source: tas-cas.org
It was published in the reasoning part of the decision on the website of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Tutberidze stated that the doctors providing medical support to Valieva were Dr. Shumakov and Dr. Adamov.
Dr. Shvetskiy was described as the “mobile doctor of the national figure skating team assigned to my group of the athletes”; he goes to the competitions with the team.
Tutberidze claimed that she “does not control and does not discuss with the team doctors the medications and supplements, which are given to the athletes of the team”.
According to her, she knew that Dr. Shvetskiy had previously been accused of violating anti-doping rules but did not consider it a problem, considering that “he does not manage the medical treatment and provide medical support to the athletes but organizes the additional medical observation, consultations as well as escorts the team to the competitions as a sports doctor for the provision of the first aid”. The Russian Figure Skating Federation had no objections regarding the appointment of Dr Shvetskiy as a team doctor.
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