Anti-Doping Rule Violations related to 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games

April 26, 2014

On this page we will produce a list of athletes who has tested positive in the Olympic period.

Biathlon
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle, Germany, Methylhexaneamine, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Bobsleigh
William Frullani, Italy, Dimethylpentylamine (Methylhexaneamine), 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
Sample collected on February 18 in the Olympic Village.
(Source: sochi2014.coni.it/it/home/news/669-coni-comunicato-stampa-su-un-caso-di-doping.html)
Daniela Zalewskiego, Poland, N-ethyl-1-phenylbutan-2-amine, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Sample collected on February 23. (Source: Poland Olympic Committee - www.olimpijski.pl/pl/aktualnosci,89/395,byl-doping.html)

Cross Country
Marina Lisogor, Ukraine, trimetazidine, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
(Trimetazidine was put on the WADA Prohibited list in 2014.
The substance was added because of emerging patterns of drug use)

Johannes Dürr, Austria, EPO, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games (Out-of-competition test in Austria)

Ice Hockey
Vitalijs Pavlovs, Latvia, Methylhexaneamine, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Sample collected on February 19.

Ralf Freibergs, Latvia, dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (Oral Turinabol). Sample collected on February 20 - after Latvia-Canada Men's play-off quarterfinals.

Nicklas Bäckström, Sweden, pseudoephedrine, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. (Received a public warning from IOC and will get the silver medal).

Before the games three athletes tested positive for prohibited substances:
Biathlon:
Karolis Zlatkaukas, Lithuania, EPO, Out-of-competition
Ekaterina Iourieva, Russia, EPO, Out-of-competition test. (Sample collected on December 23, 2013 in Slovenia)
Irina Starykh, Lithuania, EPO, Out-of-competition
Ekaterina Iourieva, Russia, EPO, Out-of-competition test. (Sample collected on December 23, 2013 in Slovenia)

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