3rd December 2021

Two athletes test positive for banned substances

On Aug. 28, 2021, Svetlana Kubyshkina provided an out-of-competition urine sample that contained methenolone and its metabolite, 3a-hydroxy-1-methylene-5a-androstan-17-one. It also contained furosemide and trimetazidine. Methenolone is in the class of anabolic agents. Furosemide is in the class of diuretics and masking agents. Trimetazidine is in the class of hormone and metabolic modulators. These substances are prohibited in CrossFit competition.

Kubyshkina appealed this case and her appeal was denied. She will be banned for four years, starting on Aug. 28, 2021, from competing in any CrossFit Games competitions.

On July 29, 2021, Bernard Luzi provided a urine sample at the CrossFit Games that contained meldonium. Meldonium is in the class of Hormone and metabolic modulators. This substance is prohibited in CrossFit competition.

Luzi appealed this case and his appeal was denied. He will be banned for four years, starting on July 29, 2021, from competing in any CrossFit Games competitions. Click here for a complete list of CrossFit athletes serving sanctions for drug violations.

• This media release was published by CrossFit Games on 3 December 2021. Click here for the original.

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