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Weightlifting Athlete Nicholas Saccente Accepts Additional Sanction for Violating Period of Ineligibility

December 11, 2018 USADA announced today that Nicholas Saccente, of Springfield, Mass., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted an additional four-month sanction for violating his period of ineligibility. Saccente, 26, initially accepted a four-year period of ineligibility and loss of results in February 2017 after a sample he provided during an in-competition…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Andrew Butterworth Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

September 26, 2018 USADA announced today that Andrew Butterworth, of Indianapolis, Ind., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a 42-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Butterworth, 28, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolites, 3’‐hydroxystanozolol and 16β-hydroxystanozolol, as the result of an out‐of‐competition urine sample he provided on June 7, 2018.…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Cameron Dudeck Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

September 17, 2018 USADA announced today that Cameron Dudeck, of Indianapolis, Ind., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Dudeck, 25, tested positive for a long-term metabolite (4‐chloro‐18‐nor‐17β‐hydroxymethyl‐17α‐methyl‐5β‐androst‐13‐en‐3α‐ol (M3)) of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT) and related anabolic agents as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample he…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Robert Ortiz Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 27, 2018 USADA announced today that Robert “Bert” Ortiz, of Brockport, N.Y., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a 16-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Ortiz, 26, tested positive for 1,4‐dimethylpentylamine as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided at the National Championships on May 25, 2018. 1,4‐dimethylpentylamine…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Emily Malinowski Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 24, 2018 USADA announced today that Emily Malinowski, of Elmwood Park, Ill., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a four-year sanction for her violation. This sanction was subsequently reduced by three-months at the discretion of USADA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and in…

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Weightlifting Athlete Charles Ssekyaaya Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 13, 2018 USADA announced today that Charles Ssekyaaya, of Crystal, Minn., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Ssekyaaya, 24, tested positive for 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA) as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on March 24, 2018, at the Minnesota LWC Championships.…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Jessica Rivera Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

April 16, 2018 USADA announced today that Jessica Rivera, of Portage, Ind., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Rivera, 28, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolite 16β-hydroxystanozolol as the result of an in-competition urine sample she provided on March 3, 2018, at the…