U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Pierik, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 21, 2017 USADA announced today that Vincent Pierik, of Irmo, S.C., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has tested positive for multiple prohibited substances and accepted a four-year suspension for his violation. Pierik, 26, admitted using anabolic agents from September 2016 through November 2016, and tested positive for drostanolone and its metabolite, and…