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SBD Global/February 28, 2014/Olympics
Russia Sees 'Nothing Wrong' In Athletes Inhaling Xenon Gas
Published February 28, 2014
TEST TAKING: The IOC oversaw 2,667 tests during the Sochi Olympics, surpassing the previous record set at the 2010 Vancouver Games by 518 tests. Of the 2,667 tests, 477 were blood tests and 2,190 were urine tests. The program also included more targeted testing. Pre-competition tests numbered 1,421, an increase of about 60% from Vancouver. In total, the IOC set aside more than $1M for pre-competition testing, transport, storage and retesting for the Sochi Games (IOC).