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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 - Dariya Ustinova (RUS)

On November 19, 2012, a swimmer Dariya Ustinova (RUS) was tested positive to the substance Tuaminoheptan (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 imposed a sanction of reprimand on the athlete.

 

Doping Offence – Li Zhesi (CHN)

On 31 st March 2012, the swimmer Li Zhesi (CHN) was tested positive to the substance EPO (Class S.2 Peptides Hormones) following a doping control test conducted out-of-competition by China Swimming Association in cooperation with CHINADA.

The China Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of two (2) years’ ineligibility and a fine of RMB 5'000 on Ms. Li Zhesi starting from 31 March 2012. The same sanction was applied to her coach Wang Jun

The Liaoning Provincial Swimming Association also received a  warning and the obligation to cover the costs of twenty (20) doping controls.

 

Doping Offence - Paloma Garcia Martorell (BRA)

On November 25, 2012, a water polo player Paloma Garcia Martorell (BRA) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the water polo match in Sao Paulo (BRA).
 
The Brazilian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on January 18, 2013.

 

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 - Alexandr Razdrobenko (BLR)

On August 17, 2012, a water polo player Alexandr Razdrobenko (BLR) was tested positive to the substance Clenbuterol (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) following an out-of-competition doping control test.
 
The Belarus Disciplinary Anti-Doping Panel in accordance with the WADC and FINA DC Rule 10.5.2 imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete starting on August 17, 2012.

In August 2013, it was discovered that Mr Razdrobenko participated in February 2013 in the national level competitions and thus violated FINA DC Rule 10.10.2 (violation of the prohibition of participation during ineligibility). Consequently, imposed sanction of 1 year ineligibility re-started on February 11, 2013.

 

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 - Leonardo Sumida (BRA)

On November 11, 2012, a swimmer Leonardo Sumida (BRA) was tested positive to the substance Cannabis (Class S.8 Cannabinoids) 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 3 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on December 14, 2012.

 

Doping Offence - Kurt Hyzler (MLT)

On August 12, 2012, a water polo player Kurt Hyzler (MLT) 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 National Water Polo Competition in Malta.
 
The National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of Malta imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on September 11, 2012, the effective date of the provisional suspension.

 

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