On Friday 15th November 2019 will be held the public hearing of Sun Yang at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland. As it is known for everyone, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) filed its appeal against the Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA).

According to the appeal Sun Yang was participated in the out of competition test where he and his security guard smashed the sealed vial containing the swimmer blood sample with a hammer. The FINA has exempted Sun Yang in its resolution, therefore the WADA filed its appeal against the FINA resolution.

The CAS has approved the request of the parties about holding a public hearing in this case. There is a second time in the history of the CAS a public hearing will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland. The CAS has exclusive jurisdiction in this case to judge the appeal. The public hearing will takes place in the hearing room, where the representatives of the media can represent themselves.

The whole public hearing about this case can also be followed on the CAS’s official website. Here is some information about the registration for the public  viewing area.

You should scroll down below of the article. The source of the bulletin is the official website of  CAS. The bulletin can be available in English.

Budapest, 5th November 2019

Zoltán Ferenc Samkó, J.D.
Health and Sports Lawyer

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