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FINA CONSTITUTION (C12.4)

Any sanction imposed on a competitor or a person by FINA, a Member or by a FINA recognised body shall be recognised and enforced by all Members.

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Doping Offence - Paula Zukowska (POL)

On October 27, 2012, a swimmer Paula Zukowska (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 National Grand Prix in Krakow (POL).

The Disciplinary Commission of the Polish Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 20, 2012. Following FINA’s appeal in this case, the Board of the Polish Swimming Federation increased a sanction to 1 year ineligibility starting on November 20, 2012.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – Hugo Parisi (BRA)

On 24th February 2013, a diver Hugo Parisi (BRA) was tested positive to the substance Prednisone and Prednisolone (Class S.9 Glucocorticosteroids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the FINA Diving Grand Prix held in Rostock (GER).

The FINA Doping Panel, after a hearing of 14th June 2013, decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.4 to impose on the athlete a period of three (3) months ineligibility, starting on 14th June 2013.

Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the diver from 24th February 2013 shall be annulled together with the consequence thereof (forfeiture of medal/prizes, reimbursement of prize-money).

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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Mads Glaesner (DEN)

On 14th December 2012, a swimmer Mads Glaesner (DEN) was tested positive to the substance Levmetamfetamine (Class S.6.b Specified Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) held in Istanbul (TUR).
 
The FINA Doping Panel, after a hearing of 14th June 2013, decided according to the FINA DC Rule 10.4 to impose on the athlete a period of three (3) months ineligibility, starting on 19th March 2013 (date of his provisional suspension). Furthermore, the FINA Doping Panel decided that all results achieved by the swimmer from 14th December 2012 shall be annulled together with the consequence thereof (forfeiture of any medals, points and prizes).

The athlete appealed the decision of the FINA Doping Panel to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne. The CAS decided that only the result obtained by the athlete on 14th December 2012 shall be annulled and the bronze medal forfeited. Consequently, all other results obtained by the athlete during the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships (including the gold medal won on 16th December 2012 - men’s 1500m freestyle) shall stand.

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- CAS Full decision

 

Doping Offence - Sammy Claes (BEL)

On January 12, 2013, a water polo player Sammy Claes (BEL) 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 Belgium.

The Disciplinary Commission of NADOF imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete starting on June 4, 2013.

 

Doping Offence - Anastasia Krapivina (RUS)

On April 21, 2013, a swimmer Anastasia Krapivina (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the Russian Swimming Cup held in Kazan (RUS).
 
The Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 5 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on April 30, 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.

 

Doping Offence - Jose Llanos Quiceno (COL)

On July 28, 2012, a water polo player Jose llanos Quiceno (COL) 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 Championships in Bogota (COL).
 
The Disciplinary Commission of the Colombian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 28, 2012.

 

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.

 

Doping Offence - David Wong Kai Wai (HKG)

On January 13, 2013, a swimmer David Wong Kai Wai (HKG) was tested positive to the substance Terbutaline (Class S.3 Beta-2 Agonists) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the national Short Course Swimming Competition.
 
The Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association, taking into account that the athlete had no intention to take the substance for his performance enhancement and had detailed proof of his valid medical need, imposed a sanction of 1 month ineligibility on the athlete starting on January 13, 2013.

 

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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