The adverse analytical result of Agustín Canobbio – A doping case resulting from the consumption of contaminated food

The adverse analytical result of Agustín Canobbio – A doping case resulting from the consumption of contaminated food

On 24 September 2021, Agustín Canobbio was notified by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) of an Adverse Analytical Finding after a doping test collected on 11 August 2021, after the quarter-final match of the Copa Sudamericana played in Lima, Peru, between Club Atlético Peñarol and Sporting Cristal.

The substance found in the player’s body was Boldenone which, according to the Prohibited Substances List of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), is a non-specific substance of Group S1 (Anabolic...

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