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Doping case in Paralympic athlete ...

The International Paralympic Committee has announced that Russian sprinter Alexander Zverev has been suspended for nine months for an Anti-Doping Rule violation. Zverev returned an adverse analytical finding for Cannabinoids in a urine sample provided on 20 June 2015 after he had competed at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Berlin, Germany.

As a result of his violation, Zverev will be ineligible from competition for nine months from 6 August 2015, the date the athlete was provisionally suspended, until 5 May 2016. All Zverev’s results obtained from the date of the test and onwards will be disqualified including forfeiture of any medals, points, records and prizes.

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