Drug Test Positive For Russian Kating Star Kamila Valieva
Drug Test Positive For Russian Kating Star Kamila Valieva. 15-year-old Russian figure skating star who assisted her group. With winning Winter Olympic gold in Beijing, bombe a medications test in December.
Valieva, who was the principal female skater to land a fourfold leap in rivalry as her group won last Monday. An example gather on 25 December at the Russian Figure Skating Championships in St Petersburg.
Be that as it may, the positive outcome was just provided details regarding Tuesday. The day after she assist with winning group gold, however before the decoration function had occurred.
Valieva case puts Russia and doping back in spotlight
Valieva trie positive for trimetazidine, which is utilize in the anticipation of angina assaults. However is on the prohibit rundown since it is clase as a cardiovascular metabolic modulator. And has demonstrate to work on actual proficiency.
A progression of requests implies this case will currently be take to the Court of Arbitration. For Sport (Cas) to make a last decision – with International Olympic Committee representative. Mark Adams saying he need a goal “as fast as could be expect”.
The decorations for the group occasion – in which the United States completed second. Japan third and Canada fourth – won’t be granted until the result of the Cas hearing.
A representative for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said it will “go to exhaustive lengths to safeguard the privileges. Interests of the individuals from the ROC group and to protect the really win Olympic gold decoration”.
Cas will presently hear the case before Valieva’s booked appearance in the singular ladies’ figure skating occasion, what begins next Tuesday, 15 February.
Course of events
The International Testing Agency (ITA) said Valieva had an example gathere. On 25 December at the Russian Figure Skating Championships in St Petersburg.
The example was shipp off the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada)- license lab in Stockholm, Sweden.
Valieva contended in the European Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, in January. Which was between the positive test and the Winter Olympics. And won the ladies’ singles, with Russian guaranteeing a decisive victory of the gold awards.
The ROC brought up that Valieva’s examples take at the Europeans and before the Beijing Winter Olympics were both negative. Adding: “Considering that the positive doping test of the competitor was not gather during the Olympic Games. The aftereffects of the competitor and the consequences of the group occasion during the Olympic Games are not consequently likely to audit.”
The unfavorable finding was account for on 7 February and Valieva was told of the positive outcome on 8 February.
Valieva was temporarily suspend however she teste the choice and the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) consented to lift it on 9 February – empowering her to go on at the Beijing Games.
In view of her age, Valieva was not affirm as the competitor at the focal point of “lawful issues”. Postponing the decoration service, until it was generally announce in the media on 10 February. The ITA affirme those gives an account of 11 February in light of “uplifted public premium”.
The International Olympic Committee, Wada and the International Skating Union (ISU) have all presently pursued against Rusada’s lifting of the temporary boycott, with the ISU approaching the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) to restore it.
The ITA said the “contemplated choice, including the reason for which the temporary suspension was lifted, will be given presently to every interested individual”.
Russian Olympic Committee president Stanislav Pozdnyakov told the Tass News Agency that the long hole between the 25 December test and the 8 February result looked dubious and that he had “genuine inquiries regarding the interaction”.
Medallists merit their minutes – response
Valieva, who is top choice for the ladies’ singles, has been seen preparing at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing.
Eric Myles, boss game official of the Canadian Olympic Committee, said: “We have similar inquiries as every other person about the group figure skating case.
“It’s critical that a fair interaction unfurls and the respectability of game is safeguard. Our expectation is that this is settled rapidly and the medallists get the decoration second they’ve procured here in Beijing.”
Russian competitors are contending under the name of the Russian Olympic Committee since Russia got a two-year restriction from Wada in 2019 for its state-supported doping program.
Between 17 December 2020 and 17 December 2022, no competitor can address Russia at the Olympics, Paralympics or World Championships.
The boycott was initially for quite some time however was diminish to two by Cas.
Germany’s Katarina Witt, a double cross Olympic figure skating champion, say. “How they intentionally treat her, if valid, can’t be outperforme in barbarism and makes my competitor’s heart cry vastly.
“Kamila Valieva is a little youngster and kid wonder, whose profoundly troublesome exhibitions. Effortlessness charme the entire world at just 15, a minor, contingent upon grown-ups. She isn’t to be faulte here.”
US Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart say: “It is a disastrous disappointment of the framework to permit. The star of the Games to have her example not announce back near five weeks. Afterward it gets reveal the day after they won the group occasion.”