Positive Doping Test for Lima 2019 Gold Medalist
LIMA, PERU (August 11, 2019) - Committed to the fight against doping in sport, Panam Sports informs the public that as of today, August 11, 2019, a new case of doping has been detected. The athlete in question is Jean Perez Faure of Puerto Rico who competed in the Bowling competition in the Men’s Doubles event. The doping control test was positive for Chlorthalidone, belonging to the S5 group of diuretics and other masking agents.
As a result, the Disciplinary Commission of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games has annulled the result of this competition, where Puerto Rico had won the gold medal.
For this reason, the results are as follows:
Gold Medal, United States
Silver Medal, Colombia
Bronze Medal, Mexico
The procedures used to take and analyze the samples are being carried out according to the Pan American Games anti-doping rules that were approved by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Panam Sports reiterates its commitment to clean sport and fair play for all athletes and will continue to be firm in its fight against doping.
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