EAF Public Disclosure

Public Disclosure:

European Armwrestling Federation (EAF) announced that Armando Garcia Rama, a master class armwrestler, has accepted a public warning for failing to obtain a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) prior to his use of an otherwise prohibited medication.

Rama’s violation resulted from his use of a prescription medication containing very low levels of Prednisolone and Prednison – prohibited substances on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List – which he was using under the care of a physician.

Per the World Anti-Doping Code and EAF Anti-Doping Rules, Rama’s competitive results obtained after 16th May 2017, the date his positive sample was collected at the European Armwrestling Championship have been disqualified, including forfeiture of any medals, points, and prizes.


Best regards,

EAF Doping Control Committee