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Doping is for Dopes Part ll

If you think our sport is clean…Take a look at this report from FINA.

logo16th FINA World Sports Medicine Congress
“Optimising Performance & Promoting Health”
7th and 8th April 2008   –   Manchester, UK

Provisional Suspension
Marko Strahija (CRO)

2007-12-13
Following a positive doping control result (out-of competition test) on November 8, 2007 for the substance hCG (Class S.2 Hormones), the FINA Executive decided to provisionally suspend the Croatian swimmer Mr. Marko Strahija until a hearing before the FINA Doping Panel can be made (FINA Rule DC 7.1.12).
The suspension enters in force from December 12, 2007.
According to FINA Rules, a provisional suspension means that the athlete “is barred temporarily from participating in any Competition”.

FINA Doping Panel Decision
Asmma Kataria (EGY)

2007-11-07
The FINA Doping Panel has decided that Ms. Asmaa Kataria (EGY) shall be ineligible for two (2) years after a positive doping control result for the substance Ephedrine (Class S.6 Stimulants). The doping control test was conducted with the occasion of the 9th All African Games held in Algiers (ALG) on 18th July 2007.

Provisional Suspension
Rebecca Gusmao (BRA)

2007-11-05
Following a positive doping control result (out-of competition test) on July 13, 2007 for the substance Testosterone (Class S.1.1.b Anabolic Androgenic Steroids), the FINA Executive decided to provisionally suspend the Brazilian swimmer Ms Rebecca Gusmao until a hearing before the FINA Doping Panel can be made (FINA Rule DC 7.1.12).
The suspension enters in force from November 2, 2007.
According to FINA Rules, a provisional suspension means that the athlete “is barred temporarily from participating in any Competition”.

Provisional Suspension
Laura La Piana (ITA)

2007-09-19
The Disciplinary Commission of the Italian Swimming Federation has provisionally suspended Ms. Laura La Pania following a positive result to the substance Octopamine (Class S.6 Stimulants) with the occasion of a doping control test conducted on 28 July 2007 at the 25 Km Italian Championships in Anguillara (ITA).

FINA Doping Panel Decision
Mehdi Sebou (MAR)

2007-07-27
The FINA Doping Panel has decided that Mr. Mehdi Sebou (MAR) shall be ineligible for two (2) years after a positive doping control result for the substance nandrolone (Class S.1.1 Anabolic Agents). The doping control test was conducted with the occasion of the 1st FINA Men Water Polo Development Trophy held in Kuwait City (KUW).

Doping Offence
Nuno Miguel Cardoso Rola (ANG)

2007-07-16
On 16 July 2007, the swimmer Nuno Miguel Cardoso Rola (Angola) was tested positive to the substance 19-Norandrosterone – Metabolite of Nandrolone- (Class S.1.a.) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion the 9th All-African Games in Algiers.
The Angolan Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of two (2) years’ suspension on the competitor.

FINA Doping Panel decision
Anatoliy Poliakov (RUS)

2007-06-25
The FINA Doping Panel has decided that Mr. Anatoliy Poliakov (RUS) shall be ineligible for two (2) years after a positive doping control result for the substance Boldenone (Class S.1.1 Anabolic Agents). The doping control test was conducted as part of the FINA unannounced out-of-competition testing programme on 23 January 2007.

Doping Offence
Youri Mikulchin (RUS)

2007-06-02
On 2 June 2007, the swimmer Youri Mikulchin (Russia) was tested positive to the substance Carphedon (Class s.6 Stimulants) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion the All-Russian Junior championships in Volgograd, Russia.
The All-Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of two (2) years’ suspension on the competitor.

FINA Doping Panel Decision
Anastasia Ivanenko (RUS)

2007-05-10
The FINA Doping Panel has decided that Ms. Anastasiya Ivanenko (RUS) shall be ineligible for two (2) years after a positive doping control result for the substance Furosemide (Class S.5 Diuretic and Other Masking Agents). The doping control test was conducted as part of the FINA unannounced out-of-competition testing programme on 23 January 2007.
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Doping Offence
Sabri Jari (TUN)

2007-05-10
During the Tunisian Swimming Championships (25m), the swimmer Sabri Jari (TUN) refused to submit to sample collection on 11 February 2007. The Federal Commission of the Fédération Tunisienne de Natation imposed a sanction of two (2) years’suspension on the swimmer.

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February 20, 2008 Posted by | Age Group, Coaches, Masters Swimming, Parents, Triathlons | 1 Comment