Ottawa – May 23, 2024 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Ruslan Gaziev, a swimming athlete, received an 18-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete had three confirmed whereabouts failures during a 12-month period.

In response to the CCES’s notification of the anti-doping rule violation, the athlete signed an Agreement on Consequences thereby waiving his right to a hearing and accepting the proposed sanction and all other applicable consequences. The sanction terminates on May 31, 2025.

During the sanction period, the athlete is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), including training with teammates. 

In compliance with rule 8.4 of the CADP, the CCES’s file outcome summary can be found in the Canadian Sport Sanction Registry.

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