According to some press reports, the cocaine was accidentally in the drink of Tamara Csipes and Bence Dombvári. Meanwhile, the head of the Hungarian Kayak-Canoe Federation Disciplinary Committee has been replaced.
Bors newspaper said that cocaine got into the bodies of the athletes such that they hadn’t knew about that so they consider themselves innocent. The contestants would tell about it, but the attorney of Honvéd club advised not to do so yet.
Meanwhile, the head of the Hungarian Kayak-Canoe Federation Disciplinary Committee, Dr. György Lőrinczy, has been replaced who directed the work of the board for 25 years. “There were phone calls from colleagues about the details, when Botond Storcz, the association’s head coach called me on Monday evening and informed me about that it had been decided at the recent Bureau meeting that I won’t direct this committee in the future” – Lőrinczy said to Blikk.
The board’s new leader is dr. György Fábry, who ordered proceedings against the two athletes. “As the director of the Disciplinary Committee I took the lead of the three-judge panel hearing the case. I also asked two colleagues to attend, but I haven’t got an answer from them so far. It has also been decided I called the disciplinary hearing for Monday” – Fábry said.
On last Saturday, origo.hu revealed that cocaine was found in the samples of the five-time World Champion Tamara Csipes and World Cup silver medalist Bence Dombvári. The two athletes’ licensees were temporarily suspended, they can’t compete at the Europe Games in Baku, and the Hungarian Olympic Committee withdrew from them every financial support, keeping in mind the principle of zero tolerance. The police also investigate the drug case of the kayakers.
based on the article of origo.hu
translated by BA