Operation AderlassMarch 06, 2019
Operation Aderlass (blood-letting) is a police investigation targeting a German doctor and his clients - professional athletes.
The Austrian police raided a hotel in the Austrian city Seefeld during the ongoing FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in February 2019.
Five skiers were arrested and interviewed. Later two cyclists from Austria has admitted using blood doping.
This document will be updated with names of the athletes either coming forward or being interviewed by police.
Dr Mark Schmidt, Germany
Alexey Poltaranin, Kazakhstan (arrested)
Dominik Baldauf, Austria (arrested)
Max Hauke, Austria (arrested)
Johannes, Dürr, Austria (arrested)
Karel Tammjärv, Estonia (arrested)
Andreas Veerpalu, Estonia (arrested)
Algo Kärp, Estonia (admitting)
Georg Preidler, Austria (admitting)
Stefan Denifl, Austria (admitting)