Provisional Suspension disclosure WAF 2016


updated 02.03.2017


The WAF reports that the sample of following athletes has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding in connection with the 2016 World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championship.

As a consequence, the following Athletes are provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation.

  1. Gismat Vakilov, Azerbaijan
  2. Niko Bajaladze, Georgia (updated)

In any case where it is determined that the athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, the relevant decision will also be published.

The WAF will not make any further comments on the case until it is closed.


WAF Doping Control Commission