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The CAS diskfalifitsirovat the curler Krushelnitsky for four years — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com/Wang Song Anti-doping division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) disqualified the Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky for four years, the press service of court reports. "Concerning Alexander Krushelnitsky the four-year period of disqualification, since February 12, 2018 is entered" — it is said in the decision. The court established that Krushelnitsky could not define meldonium source in the test and that arguments of its protection are not supported with reliable proofs. "As a result mister Krushelnitsky could not prove that use of meldonium by him was unintentional and therefore there are no bases for cancellation or reduction of term of any period of disqualification" — it is specified in the decision. On February 22, 2017 the CAS deprived of the curler Alexander Krushelnitsky of the bronze medal Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Opening of test of "B" of Krushelnitsky showed positive result on doping. In its analyses meldonium traces were found. According to the CAS, the first doping sample showed concentration of meldonium in analyses of the athlete at the level of 8,069 nanograms on a milliliter, the second test — 5,721 nanograms on a milliliter. It can indicate the single use of banned drug.

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