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UIPM confirms four-year suspension for Maksim Kustov (RUS)


The UIPM Anti-Doping Panel has confirmed that modern pentathlete Maksim Kustov of Russia will serve a four-year suspension from UIPM Sports as a result of a doping offence relating to the athlete’s biological passport.

This follows the provision of evidence to UIPM by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), which recently announced a four-year suspension for Maksim Kustov as a result of its findings.

UIPM recognizes and supports this action by RUSADA and Mr Kustov will be ineligible to compete for a period of four years starting on October 4, 2016. The sanction includes the disqualification of results achieved by Mr Kustov during the period June 15, 2015 to October 4, 2016.

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