PR 54 - Decision on swimmer Albert Subirats (VEN)


Lausanne (SUI), August 26, 2011 – Following the information appeared in some media related with the case of swimmer Albert Subirats (VEN), FINA would like to clarify that:

1. According to a FINA Doping Panel decision on June 21, 2011 , a one-year suspension was imposed to swimmer Albert Subirats (VEN) following three whereabouts failures;

2. The swimmer appealed of this decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in accordance with FINA Rules;

3. The CAS Arbitrator, on August 25, 2011 decided to cancel the FINA sanction and to waive any suspension to swimmer Albert Subirats (VEN).