Mexican race-walker Ms Gonzalez Romero issued 4 year doping ban

May 10, 2019


A decision in the matter of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) v Ms Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez Romero has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal. Ms Gonzalez Romero a Mexican race-walker was charged by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) under the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) after testing positive for the presence and use of the prohibited substance epitrenbolone (a metabolite of trenbolone) in a urine sample collected 17 October 2018.

On 17 April 2019, a hearing was held before the Panel, comprised of Mr Juan Pablo Arriagada Aljaro as the Sole Adjudicator. The Sole Adjudicator found that the Athlete had committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 and 2.2 ADR and a four (4) year period of Ineligibility has been imposed upon the Athlete commencing on the date of the Award.  

The secretariat to the Disciplinary Tribunal is managed by Sport Resolutions.

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

To go to the AIU's website please click here.

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