David Kenworthy, the chairman of UK Anti-Doping, has termed answers provided by figures within British Cycling and Team Sky to the Commons’ Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on anti-doping about a mystery medical package delivered to Bradley Wiggins as “very disappointing”.

UK Anti-Doping has been investigating allegations of wrongdoing in cycling ever since news broke out that a mystery medical package was delivered to a Team Sky doctor for the British cyclist on the final day of the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine that Wiggins went on to win.

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford told MPs on the select committee that former Team Sky medic Dr Richard Freeman told him that the pack contained a legal decongestant called Fluimucil. Brailsford suggested the medical records of Bradley Wiggins had been provided to UK Anti-Doping for verifying his explanation.

On the other hand, British Cycling president Bob Howden had told MPs that he was not aware of the package’s identity that was delivered by Simon Cope, a coach then employed by British Cycling. Howden said documentary evidence of the medication would be supplied.

Kenworthy said there is still no definite answer from anyone who was involved. Kenworthy, who is stepping down from his UKAD role soon, added he still does not know what was in the package and also commented that he is no near finding out than others. The chairman of UK Anti-Doping added people could remember a package that was delivered to France, they can remember who asked for it, they can remember the route it took, who delivered it, the times it arrived and said the select committee has got expense sheets and travel documents. Kenworthy added it is extremely strange that no one can remember what was in the package but everybody can remember this from five years ago and that is extraordinary and very disappointing for him.

Reacting to the Fluimucil explanation, Kenworthy said that is what Dave Brailsford came out with at the hearing. Kenworthy also raised suspicion on Simon Cope and said here is an individual who is carrying a package containing medicine across international boundaries, and he has no idea what is in them. Kenworthy also commented that one could say he could be putting himself at risk if they are drugs that one could not properly transport. Kenworthy warned we are not giving up on this, and we will dig and delve and find out what was in that package.

Kenworthy, referring to the retirement of Wiggins, added one of the tragedies of all this is you have got probably one of the greatest cyclists that the UK has produced, who is just coming to his retirement, and all the talk is not about the successes that he has had, but about this package.

The comments of Kenworthy are likely to put increased pressure on the Team Sky boss, who has been at the receiving end of intense scrutiny since his appearance before the select committee. Critics have been questioning why an innocuous decongestant was delivered all the way from the Manchester headquarters of Team Sky to France, when it could have been easily sourced locally.

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