Austria’s Michael Weiss Being Investigated
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Austria’s National Doping Agency, NADA, has announced that it is investigating several athletes for alleged doping, including Ironman St. George winner Michael Weiss.
Three cyclists from the Austrian KTM team have also been barred from the Tour of Austria for alleged doping. Weiss’s name was included in a separate list of three athletes who are being further investigated. The other two include cyclist Christian Ebner and mountain-biker Robert Kircher.
Weiss’s accomplishments in triathlon include an Ironman championship at May first’s Ironman St. George and two podium finishes at the Xterra World Championships.