Powerlifter Suspended for Presence of Testosterone and Nandrolone / Athlète de dynamophilie suspendu pour la présence de testostérone et nandrolone
20th April 2018
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Vahid Lotfi, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on February 11, 2018, revealed the presence of testosterone
In response to the CCES’s notification of the adverse analytical finding, Mr. Lotfi admitted the violation in a timely fashion (in accordance with Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) rule 10.11.2), waived his right to a hearing and accepted the proposed sanction of four years ineligibility from sport, which terminates on February 10, 2022. The athlete, who resides in Vancouver, BC, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the CADP, including training with teammates, during the sanction period.
In compliance with rule 7.10 of the CADP, a copy of the CCES’s file outcome summary can be found at www.cces.ca/sanctionreg.