U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Ernest Prempeh Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 7, 2019 USADA announced today that Ernest Prempeh, of Somerville, N.J., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Prempeh, 29, tested positive for 4-chloro-18-nor-17β-hydroxymethyl,17α-methyl-5α-androst-13-en-3α-ol (M3), a long-term metabolite of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT), and other 4-chlorinated, 17α-methylated androgenic anabolic steroids (AAS), as the result of a…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Cheyenne Schenk Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 26, 2019 USADA announced today that Cheyenne Schenk, of West Palm Beach, Fla., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a six-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Schenk accepted a six-month period of ineligibility that began on January 28, 2019, the date she accepted a provisional suspension. Based on Schenk’s successful…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Trevor Cuicchi Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

January 28, 2019 USADA announced today that Trevor Cuicchi, of Mesa, Ariz., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated dietary supplement. Cuicchi, 22, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an out‐of‐competition urine sample he provided on June 14,…

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

January 14, 2019 USADA announced today that Robert Brown, of Haslet, Texas, an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Brown, 27, tested positive for heptaminol from an in-competition urine sample collected on September 16, 2018, at the American Open Series 3. Heptaminol is a Specified…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Ryan Hudson Accepts Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

December 20, 2018 USADA announced today that Ryan Hudson, of Sisters, Oregon, an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year sanction for his second anti-doping rule violation. Hudson, 39, tested positive for a long-term metabolite (4α‐chloro‐18‐nor‐17β‐hydroxymethyl-17α‐methyl‐5α-androst‐13‐en‐3α‐ol; DHCMT M3) of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT) as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample he provided on…

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…

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.…