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FINA Doping Panel Decision – Albert Subirats (VEN)

On May 7th, 2011, the FINA Doping Panel held a hearing in regard to the case of Mr. Albert Subirats (VEN) for alleged violation of FINA DC Rule 2.4 – a combination of three filing failures within an eighteen-month period.

The FINA Doping Panel, after judging the personal circumstances of the athlete, decided according to FINA Rules DC 10.3.3 a period of one (1) year ineligibility, starting on 7th May 2011.

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The swimmer appealed the decision of the FINA Doping Panel to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in accordance with FINA Rules.

The CAS Arbitrator, on August 25, 2011 decided to cancel the FINA sanction and to waive any suspension to swimmer Albert Subirats (VEN).


 

Doping Offence - Harrison Jones (USA)

On February 5, 2011, a diver Harrison Jones (USA) was tested positive to the substance Cannabis (Class S8 Cannabinoids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the USA Diving Winter National Championships in Iowa City, Iowa.

The USA Diving imposed a sanction of 1 year ineligibility on the athlete which began on April 6, 2011, the day of the provisional suspension.

 

Viagra - Doping Offence - James Stanton (AUS)

On September 15, 2010, a water polo player James Stanton (AUS) was tested positive to the substance Clembuterol (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) following an out of competition doping control test.

The Australian Water Polo Inc. imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on October 22, 2010.

 

Doping Offence - Zsolt Lutter (HUN)

On March 4, 2011, a water polo player Zsolt Lutter (HUN) refused to submit to sample collection following an out-of-competition doping control test.

The Disciplinary Committee of the Hungarian Water Polo Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on March 24, 2011.

 

Doping Offence - Adam Maklari (HUN)

On March 4, 2011, a water polo player Adam Maklari (HUN) was tested positive to the substance Methandienone (Class S.1.1 Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids) following an in-competition doping control test.

The Disciplinary Committee of the Hungarian Water Polo Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on April 27, 2011.

 

Dopine Offence - Alex Gabriel Popoviciu (ROU)

On February 6, 2011, a water polo player Alex Gabriel Popoviciu (ROU) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the National Water Polo Championships.

The Romanian Anti-Doping Agency imposed a sanction of 3 months’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on March 4, 2011, the day of a provisional suspension.

 

Doping Offence - Ksenia Atamanskaya (KAZ)

On April 2, 2011, a swimmer Ksenia Atamanskaya (KAZ) was tested positive to the substance Fenoterol (Class S3 Beta-2 Agonists) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Kazakhstan Open Swimming Championships 2011.
The Swimming Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on May 10, 2011.

On April 2, 2011, a swimmer Ksenia Atamanskaya (KAZ) was tested positive to the substance Fenoterol (Class S3 Beta-2 Agonists) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Kazakhstan Open Swimming Championships 2011.

The Swimming Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on May 10, 2011.

 

Doping Offence - Marina Lacroix (FRA)

On December 5, 2010, a swimmer Marina Lacroix (FRA) was tested positive to the substance Cannabis (Class S8 Cannabinoids) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Championnats de Franche Comté d’hiver de natation.

The Disciplinary Panel of the French Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete which began on March 21, 2011.

 

FINA Doping Panel Decision – Lubos Krizko (SVK)

On August 12, 2010, Mr. Lubos Krizko (SVK) was tested positive to a metabolite of Tamoxifen (Class S4.2 Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators SERMs) with the occasion of the European Championships.

On December 13, 2010, the FINA Doping Panel held a hearing in regard to this case. The FINA Doping Panel has decided according to FINA Rules DC 10 a period of two (2) years ineligibility, starting on September 22, 2010.

 

FINA Disciplinary Panel decision - Benjamin Hockin (PAR)

On December 6, 2010 the FINA Disciplinary Panel has decided that swimmer Benjamin Hockin, currently affiliated to the Federación Paraguaya de Natación, is found to have committed a rule violation according to FINA Rule C22.4.

He shall be ineligible for one (1) year, commencing effective 23 May 2010.

British Swimming Ltd. is fined an amount of US$500, representing all costs of FINA.

Federación Paraguaya de Natación is fined an amount of US$1500.

This judgement shall become effective immediately.

 

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