World Masters Athletics News Doping ban announced

Doping ban announced

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Following a positive doping test at the World Masters Championships Indoor on Torun 2019 the athlete Sandris Linbergs (M 35), Latvia after a decision of the Disciplinary Anti-doping commission of Latvia has been suspended for 4 years commencing from the 24th of March 2019 till 23rd of March 2023.

As the result of this suspension there will be a reallocation of the results shot put M 35 and the results and medal places in the subsequent Javelin and Discus M 35. Please note the relevant athletes will be contacted directly in due course.


Margit Jungmann                          Dr. Steve Peters

President                                        Chair of Medical and Anti-Doping commission