In August 2017 the Brazilian Doping Control Authority (ABCD) has reported an anti-doping rule violation against the powerlifter after his sample tested positive for the prohibited substances Hydrochlorothiazide and Trenbolone.
After notification the Athlete gave a prompt admission, waived his right for a hearing, accepted a provisional suspension and the sanction proposed by the ABCD. The Athlete stated that he intentionally had used the substance and as treatment for his injury including Cortisone.
The parties in this case reached an agreement and the Brazilian Sports Justice Anti-Doping Tribunal was requested for approval of the sanction into a decision.
Therefore the TJD-AD Panel decides on 3 May 2018 to impose a 3 year and 6 month period of ineligibility on the Athlete, starting on the date of the sample collection, i.e. on 2 April 2017.