MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Since September 13, the Fancy Bears hacking collective leaked at least six batches of WADA confidential medical records, including TUE. The athletes given TUEs include Rafael Nadal, Venus and Serena Williams and four-time Rio Olympics gold medalist Simone Biles, among others.
"WADA Medical Director Alan Vernec confirms to Foundation Board that many of the TUEs leaked by Fancy Bears had been modified," WADA stated via its Twitter account.
WADA Medical Director: Only 1% of the 11,303 athletes at Rio 2016 had Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs). No evidence of abuse of system— WADA (@wada_ama) 20 ноября 2016 г.
"No evidence of abuse of system," WADA said, citing its medical director.
The WADA Foundation Board meeting, aimed at discussing the future of the world anti-doping system, is taking place in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Sunday.