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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Sergey Makov (RUS)

On October 12, 2013 a swimmer Sergey Makov (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Ostarine (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Anabolic Agents, Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators) with the occasion of the FINA Swimming World Cup held in Moscow (RUS).
 
The FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.2 to impose on the athlete a period of two (2) years ineligibility, starting on October 12, 2013 and ending at the conclusion of the October 11, 2015 for his first anti-doping rule violation.
 
Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after October 12, 2013 and through and including the date of this decision are disqualified.  Any medals, points and prizes achieved during that period shall be forfeited.

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FINA Doping Panel Decision – David Bonuchi (USA)

FINA discovered that during the period of the 15th FINA World Championships held from July 19, 2013 until August 4, 2013 in Barcelona (ESP), the diver David Bonuchi (USA) used a prohibited substance Amphetamine (Class S.6.a Non-Specified Stimulant) without any valid TUE (Therapeutic Use Exemption) in place and therefore violated the FINA DC Rule 2.2.
 
The FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.2 to impose on the athlete a period of two (2) years ineligibility, starting on July 21, 2013 and ending on July 20, 2015, for his first anti-doping rule violation.

 

Doping Offence - Alec Page (CAN)

On April 5, 2014, a swimmer Alec Page (CAN) was tested positive to the substance Probenecid (Class S.5 Diuretics and other masking agents) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the swimming competitions in Victoria (CAN).
 
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport imposed a sanction of 1 month ineligibility on the athlete starting on May 26, 2014.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – Ivan Enderica Ochoa (ECU)

On November 21, 2013 a swimmer Ivan Enderica Ochoa (ECU) was tested positive to the substance Clenbuterol (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) with the occasion of the XVII Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos in Turjillo (PER).
 
On June 18,2014 the FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.5.2 to impose on the athlete a period of twelve (12) months ineligibility, starting on March 7, 2014, the day of his provisional suspension, and ending on March 6, 2015, for his first anti-doping rule violation.
 
Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after November 21, 2013 and through and including the date of this decision are disqualified.  Any medals, points and prizes achieved during that period shall be forfeited.

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Doping Offence - Mateusz Chaba (POL)

On June 16, 2013, a swimmer Mateusz Chaba (POL) was tested positive to the substances 2-amino-N-ethyl-1-phenylbutan (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Polish Swimming Championships in Olszytn (POL).
 
The Polish Swimming Federation decided to impose a sanction of 6 months ineligibility on the athlete.
 
Following FINA’s appeal, the Polish Arbitral Tribunal imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete starting on June 16, 2013.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision - Yuliya Efimova (RUS)

On October 31, 2013 a swimmer Yuliya Efimova (RUS) was tested positive to the substance 7-keto-DHEA (Class S.1.1.b Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) with the occasion of the FINA out-of-competition doping control test in Los Angeles (USA).
 
The FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.5.2 to impose on the athlete a period of sixteen (16) months ineligibility, starting on October 31, 2013 and ending at the conclusion of 28 February 2015, for her first anti-doping rule violation.

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Doping Offence - Arnaud Lorgeril (FRA)

On December 21, 2013, a swimmer Arnaud Lorgeril (FRA) was tested positive to the substance THC/Cannabis (Class S.8 Cannabinoids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Swimming Championships in Martinique (FRA).
 
The Disciplinary Panel of the French Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 8 months’ ineligibility on the athlete. This decision was revised by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) which ultimately imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete starting on February 21, 2014.

 

Doping Offence - Gert-Jan Ingels (BEL)

On January 11, 2014, a water polo player Gert-Jan Ingels (BEL) was tested positive to the substance Cocaine (Class S.6.a Non-Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the water polo competition in Belgium.
 
The Disciplinary Commission of NADO Flanders imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete. Following athlete’s appeal, the Disciplinary Counsel confirmed the ineligibility sanction imposed by the Disciplinary Commission which started on January 27, 2014.

 

Provisional Suspension - Vitalii Melnikov (RUS)

On December 12 and 13, 2013, a swimmer Vitalii Melnikov (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Erythropoietin - EPO (Class S.2 Peptides Hormones, Growth Factors and related Substances) with the occasion of the LEN European Swimming Championships held in Herning (DEN).
 
Following the results management process and as per the FINA DC Rule 7.1.11, the FINA Executive decided to impose a Provisional Suspension on the athlete until a hearing before the FINA Doping Panel can be made. The Provisional Suspension started on April 1, 2014.

 

Doping Offence - Diego Teoldi (ITA)

On December 8, 2013, a swimmer Diego Teoldi (ITA) was tested positive to the substance Terbutaline (Class S.3 Beta-2-Agonists) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Trofea Sogeis in Montichiari (ITA).
 
The Antidoping Tribunal of CONI imposed a sanction of 2 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on December 8, 2013.

 

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