29 Mar '15, 6am

L-Carnitine is back. Sunday Times says Al Salazar's group may have inadvertently broken WADA rules with injections

by: LetsRun.com March 29, 2015 The Sunday Times of London has another article today on L-Carnitine injections and Alberto Salazar ‘s Nike Oregon Project group. It is behind a paywall. Last week the Times reported that Salazar ordered thousands of dollars of L-Carnitine for his athletes to use and experimented with injecting assistant coach Steve Magness with L-Carnitine. We noted at the time this all appeared to be within World Anti-Doping rules as long as the injections of L-Carnitine were less than 50mL every 6 hours. However, the Sunday Times is now reporting that Salazar may have inadvertently broken anti-doping rules because the 50mL limit was not implemented until January 2012 and some of his athletes got injections before then. Before 2012, the Sunday Times alleges that injecting any amount of L-Carnitine would have been an anti-doping violation. Salazar wrote USADA...

Full article: http://www.letsrun.com/news/2015/03/sunday-times-says-alb...

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