CAS Anti-Doping Division Registers Case Involving Russian Curling Athlete

© Sputnik / Vladimir Pesnya / Go to the mediabankOlympic Athlete from Russia Alexander Krushelnitsky (File)
Olympic Athlete from Russia Alexander Krushelnitsky (File) - Sputnik International
The Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has initiated a procedure involving Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitsky, winner of the bronze medal at mixed doubles curling at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, CAS said in a press release.

"Further to a request from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the CAS ADD has initiated a procedure involving the athlete Aleksandr Krushelnitsky," the press release read.

The hearing date has not been set so far, the press release added.

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Spokesman for the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) Konstantin Vybornov said the day before that the Russian delegation had received a notification from the International Olympic Committee about a possible violation of anti-doping rules. The spokesman, however, refused to name the athlete and the sport.

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