Clean sport: Guatemala City results updated after Schaff disqualification
The results of the first stage of the 2021 Hyundai Archery World Cup in Guatemala have been updated following the disqualification of US archer Kris Schaff under clean sport rules.
Schaff received a finding of ‘no fault, no negligence’ pursuant to Article 10.5 of the World Archery Anti-Doping Rules after prohibited substances including boldenone were detected during routine in-event testing.
The International Testing Agency, which was responsible for results management of the case on behalf of World Archery, found that the athlete established that the positive test was due to the consumption of meat containing trace amounts of the prohibited substances while staying in Guatemala.
The consequences are as follows:
- Disqualification of all prizes points and medals obtained by Kris Schaff during the first stage of the 2021 Hyundai Archery World Cup in Guatemala City, including the compound men’s event in which he finished third and the compound men’s team event in which he was a member of the USA team that finished third.
- Promotion of Jozef Bosansky (Slovakia) from fourth to third place in the compound men’s event.
- Promotion of France from fourth to third place in the compound men’s team event.
There will be no further sanctions and no further reassignment of the final rankings. This decision conforms with the World Anti-Doping Agency’s guidance on potential meat contamination cases in China, Mexico and Guatemala.
For more information on World Archery’s clean sport regulations, read the beginner’s guide to anti-doping in archery.