Figure Skater Kamila Valieva, Contaminated in Strawberries

‘Doping Discipline’ Figure Skater Kamila Valieva “Tested Positive due to Contaminated Strawberries”

CAS said, “We cannot prove it with specific evidence… There are many unanswered questions.”

Valieva’s Olympic team gold medal was revoked and her athlete’s qualifications were suspended for four years.

Kamila Valieva

Russian ‘figure star’ Kamila Valieva (17), whose gold medal in the figure skating team event

at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was canceled and her athlete’s qualifications suspended for four years due to the use of banned substances,

cited ‘drug-contaminated strawberry dessert’ as the reason for her positive test,

but ended up It was not accepted. 카지노

According to the ruling published on the website of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the 7th (Korean time),

Valieva claimed, “I tested positive for drugs because of the strawberries for dessert that my grandfather had prepared on the cutting board he used to crush pills.”

Valieva competed in the figure skating team event at the Beijing Winter Olympics on February 7, 2022,

leading Russia to win the gold medal, but suspicions of doping flowed out about her when the awards ceremony scheduled for the following day was postponed due to “legal issues.”

Meanwhile, the incident escalated as Inside the Games,

a British online media outlet that provides Olympic-related news,

reported that the awards ceremony was postponed due to Valieva’s doping suspicions.

Kamila Valieva, who rose to stardom by performing the difficult quadruple jump as a junior,

tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine in a doping test taken at the Russian Championships in December 2021.

Court of Arbitration for Sport

Trimetazidine is a treatment for angina pectoris and is often abused to improve physical efficiency in athletes,

so it was designated as a banned drug in 2014.

Despite the controversy, Valieva participated in the Beijing Olympics and won the team gold medal,

but was ultimately caught up in doping. On the 30th of last month,

CAS suspended Valieva for four years for violating doping regulations and revoked Russia’s gold medal in the figure skating team event at the Beijing Olympics. decided.

As CAS released its ruling, Valieva’s claims were also revealed.

Valieva told Court of Arbitration for Sport, “Trimetazidine, a banned drug,

entered my body through the strawberry dessert my grandfather prepared,” and added,

“I happened to see my grandfather crushing the pills with a knife and dissolving them in a glass cup and taking them.

The same glass. “I may have eaten food that was used on a cutting board,” he explained.

However, CAS confirmed the disciplinary action, saying,

“Valieva’s explanation was not substantiated by concrete evidence.

There is insufficient evidence and there are too many unanswered questions.”

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