Weightlifting Athlete Suspended

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(ISN) – Ottawa, Ontario – June 9, 2014) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES)
announced today that Natalia Frolova, a weightlifting athlete, has received a
two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample,
collected during in-competition doping control on March 29, 2014, revealed the
presence of stanozolol, mesterolone and methandienone (all prohibited anabolic
agents).

In response to the CCES’ notification of the adverse analytical finding, Ms. Frolova
waived her right to a hearing, acknowledged the anti-doping rule violation, and
accepted a two-year sanction ending March 29, 2016. The athlete, who resides in
Edmonton, Alberta, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport
signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), including training with
teammates.

The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization with a
responsibility to administer the CADP. Under the CADP rules, the CCES announces
publicly every anti-doping rule violation. 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.

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