FINA Communication Department

On February 12, 2016, the water polo player Hesam Jafari (IRI) was tested positive to the prohibited substance Carboxy-THC (Class S.8 Cannabinoids) following an in-competition doping control test conducted by Iran NADO.

Iran NADO imposed a sanction of 4 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on April 2, 2016.