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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.

Following the investigation led by CHINADA and the China Swimming Association, it has been established that Dr Ba Zhen violated rule DC 10.10 (status during ineligibility). Consequently, the China Swimming Association decided that the ineligibility period originally imposed on Dr Ba Zhen shall start over again as of the date of violation, i.e. 28 September 2014.

 

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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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Johndry Segovia Ramos (VEN)

On November 3, 2012 the swimmer Johndry Segovia Ramos (VEN) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) with the occasion of the Juegos Bolivarianos de Playa held in Lima (PER).
 
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 November 3, 2012 and ending at the conclusion of the May 3, 2013 for his first anti-doping rule violation.
 
Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer on or after November 3, 2012 and through and including the date of May 3, 2013 shall be annulled together with the consequences thereof (forfeiture of medals/prizes, reimbursement of prize money).

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Doping Offence - Evandro Vinicius dos Santos Silva (BRA)

On September 3, 2014, the swimmer Evandro Vinicius dos Santos Silva (BRA) was tested positive to the substances Methyltestosterone (Class S.1.1.a  Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) and Chlortalidone (Class S.5 Diuretics and Other masking Agents) following an in-competition doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Jose Finkel Trophy held in Guaratingueta, Sao Paulo (BRA).
 
The Brazilian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on October 14, 2014, the day of his provisional suspension.

 

Doping Offence - Oksana Marchuk (UKR)

On April 25, 2014, the swimmer Oksana Marchuk (UKR) was tested positive to the substance Dehydrochloromethyl-testosterone (Class S.1.1.a  Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following an in-competition doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Ukrainian Swimming Championships held in Kharkiv (UKR).
 
The Disciplinary Committee of the Ukrainian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on April 25, 2014.

 

Doping Offence - Elmira Aigaliyeva (KAZ)

On July 17, 2014, a swimmer Elmira Aigaliyeva (KAZ) was tested positive to the substance Testosterone and its metabolites (Class S.1.1.b Anabolic Androgenic Steroids administered exogenously) following an in-competition doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Open Championships of the Republic of Belarus in Brest (BLR).

The Disciplinary Commission of the National Anti-Doping Centre of Kazakhstan imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on October 3, 2014.

 

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 - 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.

 

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