Cyber Hack Update: Data leak concerning 20 athletes from 14 countries and 13 sports
13:25, Tuesday, 04 October, 2016
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirms that, again today, the cyber hacker Group “Fancy Bear” released a batch of confidential athlete data on their website, which they illegally obtained from a Rio 2016 Olympic Games account of WADA’s Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS).
This time, the group released Therapeutic-Use Exemption (TUE) data concerning 20 athletes from 14 countries, including: one from Argentina; one from Australia, one from Brazil, one from Canada, one from Colombia, one from Germany, one from France, one from Great Britain, three from Japan, two from New Zealand, two from Sweden, one from Venezuela, one from South Africa and three from the United States.
The athletes are from the sports of Aquatics, Canoe, Cycling, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Judo, Rowing, Sailing, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon and Weightlifting.