Antidoping reports

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Doping Offence - Duygu Birol (TUR)

On July 6, 2013, a swimmer Duygu Birol (TUR) was tested positive to the substance Oxilofrine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following an in competition doping control test in Turkey.
 
The Disciplinary Committee of the Turkish Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on August 14, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Arjun Muralidharan (IND)

On March 25, 2013, a swimmer Arjun Muralidharan (IND) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the All India Police Aquatics Championships.
 
The India Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on October 25, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Igor Akhlustin (RUS)

On June 18, 2013, a swimmer Igor Akhlustin (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Russian National Swimming Championships in Moscow (RUS).
 
The Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 3, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Calum Timms (AUS)

On January 13, 2013, a swimmer Calum Timms (AUS) was tested positive to the substances Methylhexaneamine, N. alpha-diethyl-benzeneethanamine and 1-Phenylbutan-2-amine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Swimming Victoria Open Championships in Victorisa (AUS).

The Swimming Australia Limited imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 29, 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 - 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 - 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.

 

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 - Ali Alboardi (KSA)

On January 17, 2013, a water polo player Ali Alboardi (KSA) was tested positive to the substance Amphetamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the National Water Polo Competitions in Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Arabian Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on February 10, 2013.

 

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