EX Sur wrote:
There are lots of reasons to doubt the process. All of which benefit the federation, rather than the athlete.
A couple of things learned from RUSADA coordinating the nation's doping programs.
Swapped samples are possible
Tamper-proof containers aren't tamper proof.
IAAF was accepting bribes so Russian athletes would not test positive.
Russian athletes also had to pay bribes to not test positive.
Especially playing on the "Russians are cheaters" angle, that all good Westerners believe.