Recognition of sanctions: Jeong Jinyoung of Korea

World Archery recognised the suspension of Korean para archer Jeong Jinyoung under national clean sport rules.

The athlete was found in violation of Article 2.1 and 2.2 of the Korean Anti-Doping Code after testing positive for the in-competition prohibited substance Methylprednisolone, which belongs to the glucocorticoids class of the World Anti-Doping Agency prohibited list.

The sanctions imposed are as follows:

  • Disqualification of all prizes, points and medals obtained at the Korean national para archery championships in 2019.
  • A five-month suspension until 2 March 2020.

For more information about World Archery’s clean sport rules, read our beginners’ guide to anti-doping in archery.