Biathlete Svetlana Sleptsova has challenged his disqualification in court of Lausanne
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Olympic champion 2010 in biathlon Russia’s Svetlana Sleptsova appealed to the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne for the decision of the International biathlon Union (IBU) of its Ineligibility for violation of anti-doping rules. The athlete ended his career in 2017.
“She (Sleptsova) filed an appeal in Sports arbitration court on the decision of the International biathlon Union on its disqualification. Will be formed on the panel of the CAS, which will be considering the case. We hope that in a few months the case will be considered and decided in favor of the Svetlana”, – told RIA “news” the lawyer of the sportswoman Alexei Panich.
In February, the IBU suspended for two years, 33-year-old Sleptsov and 34-year-old Evgeny Ustyugov, also retired biathlete, on the basis of data received from the Moscow laboratory. Svetlana was found guilty of using a prohibited substance, the results from 22 March 2013 to the end of the 2013-14 season was cancelled.
Ustyugov was found guilty of using illegal substances Oxandrolone and stripped of victory at the Olympics in Sochi as part of the Russian relay Quartet of Anton Shipulin, Dmitry Malyshko and Alexey Volkov. He has also previously declared its intention to appeal to the CAS. If arbitration did not take his side, Russian national team will lose the victory in the unofficial team standings home Games in 2014.
“against Evgeny Ustyugov, I think the information will be in the foreseeable future,” added Panitch, who is currently CAS upheld the appeal of the Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova.