By Alberto Amalfi | Thursday, December 9, 2022
Kamil Majchrzak’s aggressive profession is in limbo after he failed current doping assessments.
World No. 77 Majchrzak has been provisionally suspended underneath Article 7.12.1 of the 2022 Tennis Anti-Doping Program (TADP), the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced today. The suspension means he is unable to compete and even attend professional tennis tournaments sanctioned by the sport’s governing our bodies.
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The ITIA despatched the Polish participant pre-charge discover of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation on November thirtieth underneath Article 2.1 of the Program (presence of a Prohibited Substance in a Player’s Sample) and/or Article 2.2 (Use of a Prohibited Substance with no legitimate TUE).
Majchrzak mentioned on social media he is harmless of knowingly doping.
“Firstly, I have never, ever knowingly taken any banned substance,” Majchrzak mentioned in an Instagram put up. “At this moment, I have no idea what happened and this is the biggest shock.
“I’ve began probably the most tough battle of my life—the battle to show my innocence and return to the game I really like.”
The 26-year-old Pole supplied samples whereas competing at three occasions – the Sofia Open in September, Japan Open in October and the FILA Open Seoul Challenger in October.
The samples from every of those assessments have been break up into A and B samples and the next evaluation of the A samples discovered that:
One pattern contained SARM S-22 and a metabolite of LGD-4033
Two samples contained SARM S-22 and metabolites of a PPARδ agonist
SARM S-22, LGD-4033 and PPARδ agonists are all non-Specified substances listed within the 2022 World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List. Adverse Analytical Findings for non-Specified Substances carry a compulsory provisional suspension.
Majchrzak has the correct to request that the B samples are analyzed to see in the event that they affirm the A pattern findings. Majchrzak is the second participant in current weeks to be hit with a doping suspension.
Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco was hit with a two-month doping suspension final month after testing constructive for an ADHD medicine.
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