Anti-Doping Rule Violation - Issued on behalf of Cycling Ireland and Sport Ireland
Cycling Ireland and Sport Ireland today jointly announced that the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel determined that Dale Walker committed an anti-doping rule violation.
Dale Walker has been sanctioned by a period of ineligibility of 4 years commencing on the 5th of November 2019. In a doping control test immediately following his participation at the Masters Road Race Championships on the 15th of September 2019, he provided a sample which tested positive for the presence of the following prohibited substances: epioxandrolone, oxandrolone, 18-noroxandrolone and boldenone and/or boldenone metabolite(s). Mr Walker’s results from the 15th of September 2019 are also disqualified.
The hearing was held under Article 8 (Disciplinary Process) of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules and this announcement is made pursuant to Article 15 (Public Disclosure) of the Rules.
The full Decision of the Disciplinary Panel is available here: https://www.sportireland.ie/anti-doping/sanctions