TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Iranian power-lifter Farzin Noori for four years for committing an anti-doping violation. - Sports news - The athlete who competes in the up to 72kg class returned an adverse analytical finding for 19-Norandrosterone in a urine sample provided on 9 December 2017 following an out of competition test in Dubai, UAE, prior to competing at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games. The test was conducted by the Asian Paralympic Committee as part of its testing program for the event.
This substance is included on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2017 Prohibited List under the category S1.1B Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids when administered exogenously.
As a result of his violation, Noori will be ineligible for competition for four years from 9 December 2017, the date of the test, to 8 December 2021. This means the athlete is not eligible to qualify or compete at the Tokyo 2020Paralympic Games.
All his results obtained from 9 December 2017 and onwards will be disqualified including forfeiture of any medals, points, records and prizes.