Luitz fell giant slalom race victory in early December in Colorado Beaver Creek and got a prize money of 40 000 euros. The man, however, lose the victory and the prize money, because he filmed an oxygen mask on his face fell.
the use of supplemental oxygen during the race is not to the actual doping, for example, Wada has not banned it. The FIS anti-doping rules, its use shall be prohibited.
– the Rules are clear. They are not possible to interpret in a different way. He and the whole German team's point of view this is very sad, but I saw this just goes to, a former alpine skier and current SVT expert Pernilla Wiberg said the FIS decision.
the German team management granted additional use of oxygen immediately after the race and take the blame.
– We, the coaches and the doctors, we made a very stupid decision, germany's manager Mathias Berthold coming from.
luitz for victory would taste especially sweet, because Beaver Creek has been the race was his first in last season became the knee after injury.
Sources: Expressen, AP, AFP