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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Tae Hwan Park (KOR)

On September 3, 2014 the swimmer Tae Hwan Park (KOR) was tested positive to the substance Testosterone (Class S.1.1.b Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) with the occasion of an out-of-competition doping control test conducted by FINA.
 
The FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.5.2 to impose on the athlete a period of eighteen (18) months’ ineligibility, starting on September 3, 2014 and ending at the conclusion of the March 2, 2016 for his first anti-doping rule violation.
 
Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after September 3, 2014 shall be annulled together with the consequences thereof (forfeiture of medals/prizes, reimbursement of prize money).

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Doping Offence - Raham Pieman Pieravani (IRI)

On January 15, 2015, the swimmer Raham Pieman Pieravani (IRI) was tested positive to the metabolites of Letrozole (Class S.4 Hormone and Metabolic Modulators) following an in-competition doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Swimming Competitions.
 
The Iran National Anti-Doping Organisation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on March 3, 2015.

 

Doping Offence - Carolina Murillo Urrea (COL)

On July 8, 2014, the diver Carolina Murillo Urrea (COL) was tested positive to the metabolites of Cocaine (Class S.6.a Non-Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Diving Inter-Leagues National Championships held in Medellin (COL).
 
The Disciplinary Committee of the Colombian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on September 15, 2014, the date of her provisional suspension.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – Vitalii Melnikov (RUS)

On December 12 and 13, 2013 the 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).

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 December 12, 2013 and ending at the conclusion of the December 12, 2015 for his first anti-doping rule violation.

Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after December 12, 2013 shall be annulled together with the consequences thereof (forfeiture of medals/prizes, reimbursement of prize money).

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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Joao Luiz Gomes Jr (BRA)

On December 4, 2014 the swimmer Joao Luiz Gomes Jr (BRA) was tested positive to the substance Hydrochlorothiazide (Class S.5 Diuretics and Other Masking Agents) with the occasion of the FINA World Swimming Championships in Doha (QAT).
 
The FINA Doping Panel decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.4 to impose on the athlete a period of six (6) months’ ineligibility, starting on December 4, 2014 and ending at the conclusion of the June 3, 2015 for his first anti-doping rule violation.
 
Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after December 4, 2014 shall be annulled together with the consequences thereof (forfeiture of medals/prizes, reimbursement of prize money).
 
The results of the Brazilian relays obtained during the FINA World Swimming Championships in Doha (QAT) were not cancelled. The motivation of the FINA Doping Panel’s decision will follow in the near future.

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Doping Offence - Vladimir Dyatchin (RUS)

On June 30, 2014, the swimmer Vladimir Dyatchin (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Ostarine (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Russian Open Water Championships.
 
The Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 4, 2014.

 

Doping Offence - Matej Somsag (SVK)

On November 29, 2014, the water polo player Matej Somsag (SVK) was tested positive to the substance Methamphetamine (Class S.6.a Non-Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the water polo competition held in Bratislava (SVK).
 
The Slovak Water Polo Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on January 9, 2015.

 

Doping Offence - Ji Heun Kim (KOR)

On May 13, 2014, the swimmer Ji Heun Kim (KOR) was tested positive to the substance Clenbuterol (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) following an out-of-competition doping control test.
 
The Korea Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on May 13, 2014. 

 

Doping Offence - Sun Yang (CHN)

On May 17, 2014, the swimmer Sun Yang (CHN) was tested positive to the substance Trimetazidine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following an in-competition doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Chinese National Championships.

The China Swimming Association imposed a sanction of 3 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on May 17, 2014. Furthermore, the China Swimming Association imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on Ba Zhen, the doctor of the athlete, starting on the same date.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – RUS relay results

Following the decision of the FINA DP in the matter of Yuliya Efimova (RUS), the FINA Doping Panel decided on November 3, 2014 that all the relay results in which Ms Efimova took part after October 31, 2013 shall be also disqualified. Any medal, points, prizes or records achieved by those relays shall be forfeited.

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