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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.

 

Doping Offence - Omar Pinzon Garcia (COL)

On November 10, 2012, a swimmer Omar Pinzon Garcia (COL) 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 XIX National Games in Cali (COL).
 
The Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 12, 2012.

Following the athlete’s appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, the CAS Panel decided to set aside the decision of the Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Swimming Federation as it was not proven to the comfortable satisfaction of the CAS Panel that an AAF from the WADA accredited laboratory was established by the analytical result arising from the testing of the athlete’s sample. Furthermore, the CAS Panel decided to reinstate all results, medals, prize money and diplomas which were set aside by the decision of the Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Swimming Federation.

 

WADA alert: GW501516

It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes.

The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes who succumb to the temptation of using GW501516 for performance enhancement.

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Doping Offence - Kseniya Moskvina (RUS)

On November 18, 2012, a swimmer Kseniya Moskvina (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Russian National Swimming Championships in Volgograd.
 
The Russian Swimming Federation, taking into consideration that it was the second violation of anti-doping rules by Kseniya Moskvina, imposed a sanction of 6 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 26, 2013 – after the termination of the first period of ineligibility.

 

Doping Offence - Natalia Lovtsova (RUS)

On November 19, 2012, a swimmer Natalia Lovtsova (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Russian National Swimming Championships in Volgograd.
 
The Russian Swimming Federation, taking into consideration that it was the second violation of anti-doping rules by Natalia Lovtsova, imposed a sanction of 2,5 (two and a half) years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 30, 2012.

 

Doping Offence - Rajib Chakraborty (IND)

On August 22, 2012, a swimmer Rajib Chakraborty (IND) underwent a doping control test conducted with the occasion of 62nd Inter Services Aquatic Championships, Hyderabad (IND). During this test the swimmer committed a violation of the doping control rule 2.5 – tampering or attempted tampering with any part of doping control.
 
The Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of India imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on December 18, 2012.

 

Doping Offence - Amar Muralidharan (IND)

On August 26, 2010, a swimmer Amar Muralidharan (IND) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of 64th National Aquatic Championships.
 
The Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of India in accordance with the WADC and FINA DC Rule 10.2 imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 5, 2012.

 

Doping Offence - Diego Candido Prado (BRA)

On November 10, 2012, a swimmer Diego Candido Prado (BRA) 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 Open Tournament in Sao Paulo (BRA).
 
The Brazilian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on December 4, 2012.

 

Doping Offence - Carlos Viveros Madariaga (COL)

On June 4, 2011, a swimmer Carlos Vivieros Madariaga (KGZ) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Interleague National Swimming Championship in Santiago de Cali (COL).
 
The Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete. This sanction was confirmed by the General Disciplinary Commission, a national appeal authority.
 
FINA filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne which ultimately decided to impose a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 1, 2012.

 

2011 Prohibited List Now Published

WADA has approved the 2011 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. It is now available here.

This List will go into effect on January 1, 2011.

 

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