Russian Skater Tested Positive For Doping Then Was Reinstated By The Russian Anti-Doping Agency

Olympics: Figure Skating-Mixed Team Final
Feb 7, 2022; Beijing, China; Kamila Valieva (ROC) performs during the women's single free skating portion of the figure skating mixed team final during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at Capital Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Kamila Valieva, a 15-year old figure skater, was confirmed to have tested positive for a banned metabolic agent called trimetazidine and has since been both suspended and reinstated by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency. The test could knock Valieva out of the competition and impact the results of the team competition, where she already helped Russia win gold.

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