Anti-doping: Three Russian Rowers Banned From 2007 World Rowing Championships
A FISA Doping Hearing Panel decided yesterday that the following rowers had committed violations of the Anti-Doping provisions of the FISA Rules of Racing:
- Vladimir Varfolomeev (RUS)
- Denis Moiseev (RUS)
- Svetlana Fedorova (RUS)
They were in breach of Article 2.2 of these Anti-Doping Bye-Laws; Use of a Prohibited Method.
Each of the rowers has been declared ineligible for a period of two years from the date of the decision, 28 August 2007.
As a result of these decisions, the Russian Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls (LM2x) and the Russian Women’s Eight (W8+) will no longer take part in these World Championships.