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Q? why cannot I find the doping cases of the previous years?
As per FINA DC Rules 14.3.4 (and the article 14.3.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code), the publication of anti-doping rule violation shall be accomplished at a minimum by placing the required information on FINA or Member Federation’s website or publishing it through other means and leaving the information up for the longer of one month or the duration of any period of Ineligibility.

Q? Who can appeal the FINA’s decision related to anti-doping rule violation?
As per FINA DC 13.2.3, the persons entitled to appeal are:
(a) the Athlete or other Person who is the subject of the decision being appealed; (b) the other party to the case in which the decision was rendered; (d) the National Anti-Doping Organisation of the Person’s country of residence or countries where the Person is a national or license holder; (e) the International Olympic Committee or International Paralympic Committee, as applicable, where the decision may have an effect in relation to the Olympic Games, including decisions affecting eligibility for the Olympic Games or Paralympic Games; and (f) WADA

Q? When does FINA announce anti-doping rule violations?
FINA does announce publicly anti-doping rule violations when the adjudication of a doping case is completed.



DOPING OFFENCE - Omar Ahmed Essa (EGY)

On 26th November 2018, the swimmer Omar Ahmed Essa (EGY) was tested positive in competition to the prohibited substances Dromostanolone (Class S1.1.a Anabolic An

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