CAS disqualifies Russian bobsledder Sergeyeva for doping rules abuse

CAS disqualifies Russian bobsledder Sergeyeva for doping rules abuse

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva guilty of violating the anti-doping rules and cancelled her results at the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang, the Court’s press service said, TASS reports.

On Friday, CAS received from the International Olympic Committee documents on Sergeyeva’s violation of the anti-doping regulations at the Games in PyeongChang. She tested positive on trimetazidine. The athlete recognized the violation and refused from opening of the B probe.

After the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) will continue looking into the case.

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