FINA Communication Department

On July 4, 2016, the water polo player Hugo Fontani (FRA) was tested positive to the prohibited substance Tuaminoheptane (Class S.6 Specified Stimulants) following an in-competition doping control test conducted on the occasion of the water polo match of the French ProA Championships held in Strasbourg (FRA).

The Disciplinary Panel of the French Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of two (2) months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on October 28, 2016.