Weightlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Higenamine


Ottawa – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) introduced in the present day that Laurie Francis, a weightlifting athlete, acquired a 12-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine pattern, collected throughout in-competition doping management on September 16, 2022, revealed the presence of higenamine, a prohibited beta-2 agonist.

In response to the CCES’s notification of the adversarial analytical discovering, the athlete signed an Settlement on Penalties thereby waiving her proper to a listening to and accepting the proposed sanction and all different relevant penalties. Because the athlete accepted a voluntary provisional suspension on February 12, 2023, the sanction will conclude on February 11, 2024.

Throughout the sanction interval, the athlete is ineligible to take part in any capability with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), together with coaching with teammates.

In compliance with rule 8.4 of the CADP, the CCES’s file consequence abstract may be discovered within the Canadian Sport Sanction Registry.

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