09 Sep 2013
Milan: It was reported on 01 September 2013 by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and 02 September 2013 by WAKO Asian Kickboxing Federation (WAKO ASIA), that Five positive cases of Anti-Doping were detected at the 4th Asian Indoor & Martial Games.
The efforts of the Medical Committee & Anti-Doping Commission of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in close collaboration with the Anti-Doping Committee of IAGOC in executing the Anti-Doping Program at the recently concluded 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Incheon 2013, Korea, has resulted in the detection of 5 athletes including 2 athlthes in Kickboxing who tested positive for prohibited substances as per the WADA list, 2013.
The 2 cases detected in Kickboxing competition during the games were :
1. The 1st positive case was Mr. Theweni Jarah RR from Kuwait, who participated in Kickboxing event. He tested positive for the diuretics, Amiloride & Hydrochlorothiazide.
2. The 2nd case was Ms. Kuanysheva, Zhadyra from Kazakkhstan who participated in the Kickboxing event. She test positive for the diuretic, Furosemide.
The above aforementioned athletes and 3 others athletes (from different sports) were subjected to the prescribed OCA disciplinary proceedings including fair hearing sessions, and it has been determined that all the five athletes committed violations of Anti-Doping Rules; and the appropriate sanctions have been taken against them , including disqualification from the Games nullification of results.
The two medalists amongst them namely the two Indonesian swimmers have had their medals withdrawn. The official results of the Games will be adjusted accordingly. These findings will be forwarded to the athlete’s national authorities, the concerned International and Asian Federations, and the World Anti-Doping Agency for further action on their part, including determination of the period of ineligibility for further competitions.
These cases reflect the seriousness of the OCA’s drive for clean games and will certainly be carried through to all of its series of events.
WAKO (IF) Public Relation Department