Bobsleigh Athlete Suspended for the Presence of SARM S-22

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Louis Daignault (ISN)

May 14, 2013, Ottawa, ON (ISN) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Chris Korol has received a 15-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.

The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on October 21, 2012, revealed the presence of SARM S-22, a prohibited anabolic agent.

In response to the CCES’ notification of the adverse analytical finding, Mr. Korol exercised his right to a hearing. Arbitrator Graeme Mew imposed a sanction of 15 months ineligibility from sport, terminating January 21, 2014. The athlete, who resides in Calgary, Alberta, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), including training with teammates.

A copy of the full decision can be found at www.crdsc-sdrcc.ca.

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport is an independent, national, not-for profit organization. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our country. We are committed to working collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system; protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats; and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone. For more information, visit www.cces.ca.

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