Austrian airlines Common Sky decided to sign a new contract with the Norwegian skier Therese johaug, despite a positive doping test athletes. This was reported by the owner of the company Peter Fiers, reports TASS with reference to the newspaper Dagbladet.
The company was a sponsor Johaug from 2012 to 2014. As reported, the athlete was supposed to resume cooperation in 2019 for the world Championships in ski sports in the year will be held in the Austrian Seefeld. Firs said that the company wants to prematurely resume cooperation with Johaug to support Norwegian.
“I came to the conclusion that now is the best time to resume cooperation with Johaug as a sponsor. She did a lot of good for me and for all of us. I feel that the time has come to show her their support,” said Fiers.
“No one in the world who could be compared to Johaug. But in international sports press, there are many negative comments about her, I want to add positive,” he said. Johaug passed a positive doping test for a substance clostebol, which is included in the group of anabolic steroids. The skier said that clostebol got into her body through the cream “Trofodermin”, which she used against sunburn on the lips during the training camp in Italy. After this he resigned the team doctor Fredrik Bendiksen, who gave the athlete of this cream.
Earlier it was reported that the main sponsor of the national team of Norwegian Bank Sparebank1 will continue to support the team and the athlete, despite the current situation.