CAS will decide on Cielo and the others on July 22


The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced today that it has scheduled it arbitration of FINA’s appeal against Cesar Cielo, Nicholas dos Santos, Henrique Barbosa and Vinicius Waked as well as the Brazilian Swimming Federation for July 20 in Shanghai, partially via video conferencing. They promise that it will take only half a day, and that deliberations and a final decision will be made at the end of July 22. CAS officially states that FINA has requested that the warnings issued be replaced by a period of ineligibility, and that results from the date of sample collection until the commencement of the period of ineligibility be annuled. Read more here on Swimming World Magazine.


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