The Anti-Doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has issued the following decision in relation to the Latvian biathlete Andrejs Rastorgujevs:
The Request for Arbitration filed by the International Biathlon Union on 3 May 2021 is partially upheld.
Andrejs Rastorgujevs is found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to Article 2.4 of the IBU ADR (three Whereabouts Failures within a 12-month period).
Andrejs Rastorgujevs is sanctioned with a period of ineligibility of eighteen (18) months.
The period of ineligibility shall commence on 11 March 2021, which is the start date of
the provisional suspension imposed on Andrejs Rastorgujevs.
All competitive results obtained by Andrejs Rastorgujevs from 1 July 2020 until the date
on which the CAS ADD decision enters into force are disqualified, with all resulting consequences including forfeiture of medals, points and prizes.
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