Athletes Currently Serving a Ban

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of Athlete

Sport

Substance

Rule Violated

Sanctioning Body

Sanction

Disciplinary Decision

Appeal Decision

Vitaly Molotkoff

Weightlifting

Meldonium

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 9th February 2019 till 8th February 2023; Eligible from 9th February 2023)

Jason Mifsud

Futsal

Cocaine metabolite

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 8th March 2019 till 7th March 2023; Eligible from 8th March 2023)

Ayrton Agius Difesa

Powerlifting

Clenbuterol

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 23rd March 2019 till 22nd March 2023; Eligible from 23rd March 2023)

Steve Martin

Boxing

i. 4-Methyl-2-Hexaneamine ii. 2-Amino-6-Methylheptane and its metabolite Heptaminol

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOITALIA

4 years ineligibility (From 15th July 2019 till 14th May 2023 Eligible from 15th May 2023)

Alwyn Cassar

Powerlifting

Testosterone or Testosterone Prohormones

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 30th May 2019 till 29th May 2023; Eligible from 30th May 2023)

Ezekjel Farrugia

Football

Carboxy-THC

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

Malta Football Association

2 years ineligibility (From 26th January 2022 till 25th January 2024; Eligible from 26th January 2024)

Isabel Grech

Volleyball

Evading sample collection, or without compelling justification, refusing or failing to submit to sample collection after notification

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 3rd February 2020 till 2nd February 2024; Eligible from 3rd February 2024). Sanction confirmed on appeal.

Carlos Cauchi

Powerlifting

Testosterone or Testosterone Prohormones. Exogenous origin of 5a-androstane-3a,17b-diol (5aAdiol) and 5b-androstane-3a,17b-diol (5bAdiol).

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

4 years ineligibility (From 12th November 2022 till 11th November 2026; Eligible from 12th November 2026

Nathan Attard

Rugby

Carboxy - THC

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

2 years ineligibility (From 12th November 2022 till 11th November 2024; Eligible from 12th November 2024)

Charlton Abela

Rowing

Drostanolone

Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample

NADOMALTA

8 years ineligibility (From 9th October 2020 till 8th October 2028; Eligible from 9th October 2028)

 

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