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Italian Endurance Rider Suspended


FEI Tribunal issues Consent Award in human anti-doping case

17 May 2022 Author: FEI

The FEI Tribunal has issued its Consent Award in a human anti-doping case involving the refusal to submit to sample collection by an athlete.

On 13 November 2021 at the CEI3* 160 Citta della Pieve (ITA), the Italian athlete Chiara Marrama (FEI ID 10017324/ITA) was selected for an in-competition doping control test but she refused to submit to sample collection after the notification, which constitutes a violation of the Article 2.3 of the FEI’s Anti-Doping Rules for Human Athletes (ADRHA).

The athlete admitted the violation, accepted the proposed consequences and benefited from a one-year reduction in the otherwise applicable period of ineligibility of four years asserted by the FEI in such cases and in accordance with the ADRHA.

In its Consent Award, the FEI Tribunal confirmed the imposition of a three-year ineligibility period on the athlete, effective from 3 May 2022...

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