Retest of samples collected in Vancouver Olympic Winter Games Returns positive test

December 19, 2017

The Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee has on Monday, 18 December 2017, informed the International Biathlon Union that The Athlete, Teja Gregorin of Slovenia, is found to have committed anti-doping rule violations pursuant to Article 2 of The International Olympic Committee Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the XXI Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010 (presence, and/or use, of Prohibited Substances and its Metabolites or Markers in an athlete’s bodily specimen).

The Athlete, Teja Gregorin of Slovenia, is therefore disqualified from the events in which she participated upon the occasion of the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010, namely: the Women’s 7,5km biathlon event, in which she ranked 9th; the Women’s 10km pursuit biathlon event, in which she also ranked 9th; the Women’s 15km biathlon event, in which she ranked 36th; the Women’s 12,5km mass start biathlon event, in which sake ranked 5th and for which she was awarded a diploma; and the Women’s 4x6km relay event, in which she ranked 8th and for which she was awarded diplomas. Moreover, The Athlete, Teja Gregorin of Slovenia, has the diplomas obtained in the above mentioned events withdrawn and is ordered to return the same to the International Olympic Committee. The Slovenian Team is disqualified from the Women’s 4x6km relay event. The corresponding diplomas are withdrawn and shall be returned to the International Olympic Committee.
The decision of the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee is subject to appeal before CAS. Upon the issuing of final awards by CAS or waiving the possibility appeal, the IBU Anti-Doping Panel will consider appropriate consequences under the IBU Anti-Doping Rules.

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