Its no Evidence that Sotnikova Violated Anti-Doping Rules

To the Korea Anti-Doping Agency (KADA)

which the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) requested a reinvestigation of Adelina Sotnikova (27, Russia)

a figure skating gold medalist at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

As a result of WADA’s internal review

the athlete was found to be anti-doping.

We cannot find sufficient evidence to substantiate the allegation that we have violated the rules.”

KADA announced today (28th)

On the 21st of last month, WADA requested a reinvestigation of Sotnikova

and WADA replied on the 24th of this month.”

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already told the Korea 고스톱 Sports Council that “there is no plan to re-examine”.

Sotnikova posted on YouTube in early July

In 2014

when the Sochi Winter Olympics were held

sample A tested positive and had to undergo a second test (about sample B)

and no problem was found in the second sample.

I didn’t get it

he said.

When the scandal broke out

Sotnikova explained on social network service (SNS) that “there were scratches on the doping sample that was not positive

and this was found by the coroner.”

The Korea Sports Association and KADA requested a reinvestigation from the IOC and WADA

but the reinvestigation was not carried out.

Last month

KADA said

According to the ‘McLaren Report’ (exposing systematic doping in Russia)

the fact that Sotnikova’s sample bottle had scratches means that there is a possibility of manipulation.

Fair competition and rights of Korean players must be guaranteed.

He emphasized that he has a duty to be protected

and requested WADA

We want a thorough reinvestigation by WADA before the expiration of the statute of limitations

(within 10 years from the date the athlete’s alleged anti-doping rule violation occurred).

However, WADA said

As a result of a joint investigation by WADA and the IOC Disciplinary Committee in 2018

there was a horizontally long scratch on the inside of the cap of the sample bottle of the athlete.

Forensic results through

Following the IOC

WADA also announced that it “has no plan to reinvestigate

and Sotnikova’s doping scandal ended with a simple happening.

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