Scottish hammer thrower provisionally suspended on doping charge

Mark Dry

Scottish mallet hurler Imprint Dry has been temporarily suspended by UK Hostile to Doping (UKAD) in the wake of being accused of “altering or endeavored to mess with any piece of doping control”.

That standard spreads “giving deceitful data” and Dry’s case is accepted to identify with a whereabouts issue.

Dry will battle the charge and is taking lawful counsel.

The 31-year-old won bronze at the 2014 and 2018 Region Diversions before having the hip medical procedure the previous summer.

UK Sports state Dry has “the chance to react to the charge including the privilege to a full hearing” yet have not given subtleties of the supposed altering.

“We know about the case including a Scottish competitor,” said Scottish Sports.

“There is a procedure to be pursued and we need to anticipate the result of that procedure [which includes UK Games and UK Hostile to Doping].

“We have an obligation of consideration for every one of our competitors and that is especially in our musings at this stage, as well.”

Standard Article 2.5, under which Dry has been charged, can likewise incorporate “endeavoring to meddle with a doping control authority” or “endeavoring to scare a potential observer”.

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