Home News Today Russian Men’s Quadruple Sculls disqualified for Doping violation

Russian Men’s Quadruple Sculls disqualified for Doping violation

279
0
SHARE
Thomas Keller, 2017 Thomas Keller Medal, FISA, 1988 Olympic Games, Peter-Michael Kolbe, Pertti Karppinen, Iztok Cop, Eskild Ebbesen, Vaclav Chalupa, Jueri Jaanson, James Tomkins, Kathrin Boron, Elisabeta Lipa,Steve Redgrave, Mahela Jayawardene, Marylebone Cricket Club, 2016 Indian Super League Season, Anurag Thakur, BCCI, Champions League Schedule, Champions League T20, Cricket News India, Cricket News Live, Current Sports News, Current Sports News Headlines, England India Match, England India Test Match, England India Test Series, English Premier League Winners, Indian Cricket News, Indian Super League Table, Latest Indian Sports News, Law, Lodha Commission, Paralympics News, Perjury, Sports News Today Headlines, Today’s Cricket News, Today’s Football News, Today’s Sports News, World Chess Championship 2016, news headlines of sports, current sports news, hockey india, news headlines of sports, latest news, live cricket score,news, cricket score, ball by ball, latest news, latest news india,sports news, www.sports, live score, ipl, isl,football, soccernet, score, Top 10 Sports, Top 15 Most Popular Sports Websites, Top 5 Most Popular Sports Websites, Most Popular Sports Websites, goals,MCC, Sangakkara, MCC Honorary Life Membership, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas
FISA has opened the nomination process for the 2017 Thomas Keller Medal to the general public. (File Image, Credit: Detlev Seyb/myrowingphoto.com)

In a press release on the issue, the World Rowing Federation, FISA has advised for the disqualification of the Russian Men’s quadruple sculls due to a doping violation.

The incident came into notice on June 16, 2016 when the analysis of Urine sample A of Russian Rower Sergej Fedorovtsev indicated a positive result for the prohibited substance Trimetazidine which is a substance listed in Section 4 of the banned substance list in the category Hormone and Metabolic Modulators, paragraph 5, metabolic modulators. He was suspended provisionally on this date.

As per norms of the event, on May 17, 2016 Rower Sergej Fedorovtsev had provided a urine sample at an out-of-competition test conducted by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency as a member of the Russian men’s quadruple sculls which qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

To confirm the doping violation, on June 30, 2016, the B sample was opened in the presence of the rower. The subsequent analysis confirmed the result of the A sample. It was therefore established that an anti-doping rule violation has taken place.

The violation means that the results of all competitions in which the rower participated after 17 May 2016 are therefore automatically disqualified (Article 10.8).

Further to that, all other competitive results of the athlete obtained from the date a positive Sample was collected (whether In-Competition or out-of-Competition), or other anti-doping rule violation  occurred,  through the  commencement  of   any   Provisional   Suspension or Ineligibility period, shall, unless fairness requires otherwise, be disqualified with all of the resulting Consequences including forfeiture of any medals, points and prizes (Article 9).

The Final Olympic Qualification Regatta for rowing was held on 24 May 2016 in Lucerne, Switzerland. And hence the qualification earned by the Russian men’s quadruple sculls was after his doping violation, so, as a result, FISA withdrew the Olympic Qualification quota earned by Russian Rower on May 24. And in line with the rule, the FISA Executive Committeedecided that the New Zealand men’s quadruple sculls, which was placed 3rd, is hereby attributed this Olympic qualification quota spot.