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The IWF reports that, based on the Moscow Laboratory Information Management System (“LIMS”)  information and analytical data provided by WADA I & I and the International Testing Agency (“ITA”)’s own investigation, the IWF has asserted Anti-Doping Rule Violations against Ms Svetlana SHIMKOVA (RUS) under Article 2.2 of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy. The case is being handled by the ITA.

Ms Svetlana SHIMKOVA (RUS) is provisionally suspended as of 16 October 2020.

In any case where it is determined that the Athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, the relevant decision will also be published.

The IWF will not make any further comments on the case until it is closed.