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23 Sep, 2016 14:50

UK, US athletes feature in latest Fancy Bears WADA hack release

UK, US athletes feature in latest Fancy Bears WADA hack release

Representative athletes of thirteen different nations, including six of Great Britain and seven of the USA, have been included in the latest list of World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) drug test results released by hack team 'Fancy Bears'.

The list details the drug tests of a total forty-one athletes from Australia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Serbia, South Africa, Switzerland, Sweden and USA. 

The list includes Great Britain athletes Nile Wilson, who won gymnastics bronze, and Saskia Clark who won sailing gold, in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. 

Rio 2016 bronze medal marathon runner Galen Rupp is among the names of seven athletes from Team USA. South African swimmer and 2016 silver medalist swimming Cameron Van Der Burgh also features, alongside. 

The Fancy Bears announced themselves on Tuesday September 13, when they published the first batch of WADA documents that included medical tests of tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams, along with Rio Olympic gold medalist gymnast Simone Biles.

READ MORE: Top US athletes deny cheating after hackers show usage of banned substances

The group then published new leaks every two days, with lists coming out on September 15, 17 and 19. Those lists also included high-profile names such as British cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins and boxer Nicola Adams. Both have won multiple Olympic gold medals.