The Swiss anti-doping organization said Wednesday morning that winger Cory Konacher will be banned for three months for violating anti-doping rules.
Antidoping Switzerland wrote in a press release: “For health reasons, athlete Cory Conacher requires insulin, which is prohibited on the doping list, but did not have the necessary special clearance in these cases. The athlete admitted the incorrect behavior and accepted the sanctions proposed by Anti-Defamation Switzerland.”
The application passed on time
At the age of eight, Kunacher was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Since then, he’s needed insulin, which requires a valid therapeutic exemption (ATZ).
The Swiss Central Bank announced: “After that Transfer from Lausanne to Credit and Savings Bank Last February, they failed to submit the relevant application for exemption for Canadian to Antidoping Switzerland in a timely manner.”
Ban of 3 months and a fine of 2,500 francs
Therefore, “Corey Konacher and the Savings Credit Bureau acknowledged that failure to submit an early application was improper conduct and agreed to three-month embargo penalties from May 5 to August 5, 2021 and a fine of 2,500 francs in agreement with the anti-purchase agreement.”, So the Bern club.
The suspension was already suspended during the “summer”. The SCB continues: “Registration has now been made in time for the exemption for the 2021/22 season. Cory Conacher will be eligible to play again from the first test match at Visp on August 6 and in the future will be able to take the insulin he needs again without any penalties.” (WST)
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