Wed, June 24, 2020

World Athletics v Gomathi Marimuthu


  • Sport: Athletics
  • Issue: Arbitration
  • Type: Anti-Doping
  • Tribunal: Anna Bordiugova (Chair), Dennis Koolaard, Paul Ciucur
  • Decision date: 26 May 2020
  • Outcome: 4 years ineligibility

Decision Details

A decision in the case of World Athletics against Gomathi Marimuthu has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

On 16 September 2019 the AIU issued Ms Marimuthu with a Notice of Charge for an Adverse Analytical Finding for 19-NA, a prohibited substance.

The Disciplinary Tribunal consisting of Anna Bordiugova, Dennis Koolaard and Paul Ciucur determined that an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) was established pursuant to Article 2.1 and Article 2.2 of the 2019 IAAF Rules, and as a result, a four-year period of ineligibility is imposed. Ms Marimuthu’s competition results between 18 March 2019 and 17 May 2019 are disqualified.

Sport Resolutions is the independent secretariat to the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal.

A copy of the full decision can be accessed via the related documents tab on the right-hand side.

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