Nordic skier Anton Kamenev faces drug charge


By Peter Q. Graves

The Moscow-based Reuters News Bureau in Russia has just broken a story about an other doping allegation, this time in the sport of nordic combined. Reuters reports that the highly regarding international star–Anton Kamenev–has tested positive for the use of amphetamines, a senior ski federation official said today.Kamenev,23, who skis out of the MS Moskau Ski Club failed a drug test at this month’s national nordic combined championships in Moscow, the Russian Head Coach of the nordic combined squad Sergei Zhukov was quoted as saying by the All Sports news agency.

Kamenew faces a possible two-year ban that could well keep him out from taking part in the next Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. He first appeared on the World Cup scene at Kuusamo, Finland in November of 2008.

Image: by Gepa

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