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PR 28 - FINA Statement

FINA notes the recent media articles about positive tests for the Chinese swimmers Wang Lizhuo and An Jiabao for clenbuterol and the sanctions imposed by the Chinese Swimming Association.

FINA has received the decisions issued on these two athletes, and is currently reviewing them. As for the 2016 cases, FINA was informed that CHINADA is presently conducting the results management process, and that a decision is still to come.

Whilst not wishing to pre-judge the issue, this is part of FINA's drive to rid our sport of the scourge of doping and protect the majority of our athletes who are clean.

FINA will not make additional comments on those cases. Any further FINA development on this matter will be communicated through the usual channels, namely the publication of the decisions in the FINA website.