Winter Sports

Calgary bobsledder Fleurant receives anti-doping sanction

{eot}
The Canadian Press
2/6/2013 6:44:15 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

OTTAWA -- Calgary bobsledder Rachelle Fleurant was handed a two-year suspension Wednesday for an anti-doping rule violation, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport said in a release.

The athlete's urine sample from an in-competition doping control last October revealed the presence of prohibited anabolic agents (clenbuterol and oxandrolone) and a banned diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide), the CCES said.

In response to the notification of the adverse analytical finding, Fleurant acknowledged the violation and a hearing was held to determine the suspension length, the CCES said. An arbitrator imposed a ban that will end Oct. 20, 2014.

Bobsled (Photo: JOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: JOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television