IOC 2012 IOC vs Victoria Baranova

The Athlete was scheduled to compete in the Women’s Sprint at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reported an anti-doping rule violation against the Athlete after her sample tested positive for the prohibited substance Testosterone.
After notification by the IOC the Athlete filed a statement in her defence, she left the Olympic Village and did not attend the hearing of the IOC Disciplinary Commission. The Athlete admitted she had purchased and used Testosterone to improve sports performance.

The IOC Disciplinary Commission concludes that the Athlete had committed an anti-doping rule violation and decides that the athlete Mrs Victoria Baranova, Russian Federation, Cycling Track:
1.) is excluded from the London 2012 Olympic Games;
2.) shall have her Olympic identity and accreditation card immediately cancelled and withdrawn.
3.) The Athlete’s file shall be transmitted to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), which is requested to consider any further action within its own competence.
4.) The NOC of the Russian Federation and LOCOG shall ensure full implementation of this decision.
5.) This decision shall enter into force immediately.

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IOC Decisions
4 August 2012
Bach, Thomas
Fredericks, Frank
Oswald, Denis
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International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Russian Federation
Adverse Analytical Finding / presence
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Removal of accreditation for the Olympic Games
Waiver of "right to be heard"
Cycling (UCI) - International Cycling Union
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Cologne, Germany: Institute of Biochemistry - German Sport University Cologne
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S1. Anabolic Agents
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21 October 2013
Date of last modification
1 March 2016
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