The German skier Stefan Luitz is fighting for his first world Cup victory and does not want to accept the subsequent disqualification by the Fis. A spokesman for the German ski Federation confirmed on Friday the German press Agency. “I have thought it all over in peace and quiet and want to take action against the disqualification, because I think it’s unfair,” said Luitz. The DSV had assured Luitz, regardless of its decision support.
An Fis spokeswoman said, we respect the desire of the athlete to be heard. As soon as the opinion Luitz’ was officially entered into the world Association, will deal with the next schedule. The Anti-Doping Panel of the Fis will take care of as a priority and as quickly as possible to this case. There should be also this Time, no agreement is reached, it would be in the corridor in front of the International court of arbitration for sport Cas in the next step.
Luitz had won the giant slalom in Beaver Creek in early December for the first time in his career, and between the passages at the range of oxygen via a mask inhaled. The Fis had decided after days of internal deliberations, to disqualify Luitz for the violation of paragraph 2.12 of the Anti-Doping regulations. Luitz had ended in a time limit for the opinion, following an extension by two days on Friday.
Luitz has participated since Beaver Creek in seven world Cup races, three giant slaloms. After weaker results immediately after becoming aware of the violation he took the last before Christmas in Saalbach-Hinterglemm in fourth place. His next race in the Slalom in Zagreb on 6 is expectable. In January, the next giant slalom of Adelboden, a week after that.