Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) disqualified cyclist Irina Malisevo for two years for violating anti-doping rules. The period of Ineligibility 27-year-old girl will be counted on 25 August 2015, reports the press service of the Agency.
The cyclist was disqualified due to the discovery of pseudoephedrine in her doping sample, which she gave at the national Championships.
“The athlete said he got into her body with contaminated Supplement, it was taken into account, and therefore the period of disqualification was two years”, – quotes the representative of the press service of the Cycling Federation of Russia (fbr), the Agency “R-Sport”.
Pseudoephedrine is used in bronchial asthma. Also, the drug stimulates the Central nervous system, shows a cardio effect and increases blood pressure.
Irina Malisheva became the prize-winner of Championships of Europe and Russia in road and track disciplines.