Four Bodybuilders Sanctioned for Doping Violations

The Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee (HKADC) announced today (14 September 2012) that Mr. Rogelto Jr. Alicando BOHOLST, Mr. DU Yu Feng, Mr. KWAN Chung To and Mr. LAU Tai Wai, athletes in the sport of Bodybuilding, have each received sanctions for anti-doping rule violations. The violation occurred during an in-competition doping control on 24 June 2012 where the four athletes’ urine was tested positive for various prohibited substances.

Mr. Rogelto Jr. Alicando BOHOLST was tested positive for Stanozolol metabolite and 19-Norandrosterone.

Mr. DU Yu Feng was tested positive for Clenbuterol, Stanozolol metabolite and androsta-1,4,6-triene-3,17-dione.

Mr. KWAN Chung To was tested positive for Trenbolone and its metabolite (Epitrenbolone), Stanozolol metabolite and Drostanolone.

Mr. LAU Tai Wai was tested positive for exogenous origins of testosterone metabolite/s.

In response to HKADC’s notification of adverse analytical finding, all four athletes however did not attend the hearing. The Disciplinary Panel had carefully considered the cases and a 2-year sanction was imposed on each of the four athletes.

All four athletes are ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport affiliated to the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) or organizations regulated by the World Anti-Doping Code. As a result of the anti-doping rule violation, all competitive results achieved by these four athletes on and after 24 June 2012 have been automatically removed.

HKADC, under the auspices of the SF&OC, is an independent committee responsible for the anti-doping programme in Hong Kong. HKADC is committed to preserve a doping-free environment for fair play in sport in Hong Kong.