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World Athletics v Alex Leonardo Quiñonez

July 21, 2021 | Athletics | Arbitration



  • Sport: Athletics
  • Issue: Arbitration
  • Type: Anti-Doping
  • Tribunal: Alan Galbraith QC (sole arbitrator)
  • Decision date: 14 July 2021
  • Outcome: 12 month ineligibility

A decision in the case of World Athletics against Alex Leonardo Quiñonez has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

On 25 June 2021, the AIU issued Mr Quiñonez with a Notice of Charge for committing an Anti-Doping Rule Violation relating to a total of three Whereabouts Failures in the 12-month period beginning on 2 June 2020, consisting of (a) Missed Test on 2 June 2020, (b) Missed Test on 28 September 2020 and (c) Missed Test, alternatively a Filing Failure, on 19 May 2021.

The Athlete has admitted an Anti-Doping Rule Violation pursuant to Article 2.4 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules. The Disciplinary Tribunal consisting of Alan Galbraith QC as sole arbitrator determined that a twelve-month period of Ineligibility is imposed upon Mr Quiñonez pursuant to Article 10.2.3 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules, ending at 23:59 on 24 June 2022.

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