Antidoping reports

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Doping Offence - Frans Johannessen (DEN)

On March 28, 2013, a swimmer Frans Johannessen (DEN) was tested positive to the substance Terbutaline (Class S.3 Beta-2-Agonists) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Danish Open in Copenhagen (DEN).
 
The National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark’s Doping Board imposed a sanction of 3 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on May 12, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Alexander Nikolov (BUL)

On March 23, 2013, a swimmer Alexander Nikolov (BUL) was tested positive to the substance Stanozolol (Class S.1.1.a Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the National Championships held in Sofia (BUL).
 
The Bulgarian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on March 23, 2013.
 
Following the appeal of the swimmer, the Bulgarian Sport Arbitration annulled the decision of the Bulgarian Swimming Federation due to infringement of the doping control procedure.

 

Doping Offence - Alexandra Radu (ROU)

On June 21, 2013, a swimmer Alexandra Radu (ROU) was tested positive to the substance Dehydroclormethyltestosterone (Class S.1.1.a Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the National Championships of Seniors and Juniors in Bucharest (ROU).

The Romanian Hearing Commission for the athletes and their support personnel who violated the Anti-Doping Rules imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 22, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Dmitry Shulga (CAN)

On February 16, 2013, a swimmer Dmitry Shulga (CAN) was tested positive to the substances N-ethyl-l-phenyl-2-butanamine and 1-phenyl-2-butanamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the SNC’s Speedo Eastern Canadian Championships (CAN).
 
The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) imposed a sanction of 11 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on April 7, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Warren Scott Karsten (RSA)

On April 20, 2013, a swimmer Warren Scott Karsten (RSA) was tested positive to the substances 19-Norandrosterone and 19-Noreticholanolone (Class S.1.1.b Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Swimming South Africa National Championships (RSA).
 
The Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee of the South African Institute for drug-Free Sport imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on June 10, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Jakub Jonczyk (POL)

On June 15, 2013, a swimmer Jakub Jonczyk (POL) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Polish Championships in Olsztyn (POL).

The Disciplinary Commission of the Polish Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete starting on June 15, 2013.

Following the appeal of the athlete, the Board of the Polish Swimming Federation reduced the sanction from 1 year ineligibility to 6 months’ ineligibility.

 

Doping Offence - Anita Stepanenko (EST) & Nikolai Borzov (EST)

On May 24, 2013, a swimmer Anita Stepanenko (EST) was tested positive to the substance Stanozolol (Class S.1.1.a Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Estonian-Finnish competitions in Tallinn (EST).

Following a hearing, it was established that the coach of Ms Stepanenko, Mr Nikolai Borzov, had administered the prohibited substance in a drink to the athlete without notifying the swimmer about it.

The Estonian Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel imposed undermentioned sanctions:

1) Ms Anita Stepanenko (EST) – one (1) year ineligibility starting on July 23, 2013;
2) Mr Nikolai Borzov (EST) – lifetime ineligibility.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – Zhang Lei (CHN)

On 11th May 2013, a water polo player Zhang Lei (CHN) was tested positive to the substance Sibutramine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the FINA Water Polo World League held in Auckland (NZL).

The FINA Doping Panel, after a hearing of 22nd July 2013, decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.4 to impose on the athlete a period of six (6) months ineligibility starting on the day of the hearing.

- FINA Doping Panel decision alt

 

Doping Offence - Nikita Maksimov (RUS)

On March 3, 2013, a swimmer Nikita Maksimov (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone/ Oral-Turinabol (Class S.1.1.a Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following an out-of-competition doping control test conducted in Krugloe (RUS).

The Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on April 4, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Tudor Alexandru Dobre (ROM)

On May 12, 2013, a water polo player Tudor Alexandru Dobre (ROM) was tested positive to the substance THC/Cannabis (Class S.8 Cannabinoids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the National Water Polo Competitions in Romania.

The Romanian Water Polo Federation imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on June 11, 2013.

 

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