Lausanne / Switzerland

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Panel in charge of the case between the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), the International Skating Union (ISU), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva rendered its verdict on January 29, 2024.

Kamila Valieva (ROC) is found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under Clause 4.1 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules of 24 June 2021 (the Russian ADR) and the CAS imposed a period of four (4) years of ineligibility December 25, 2021.

As a result and according to art. 10.10 ISU Anti-Doping Rules and 12.10 of the RUS Anti-Doping Rules, Ms. Valieva will be disqualified from all competitions which took place during the period of ineligibility, this includes the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2022. She will also be disqualified from the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Women’s single competition and all her individual results and points in the Short Program and the Free Skating competitions will be dismissed leading to a re-ranking of the Team event results as follows:

 Rank  Team  Nation  Total Team Points  Men SP  Men FS  Women SP  Women FS  Pairs SP  Pairs FS  Ice Dance RD  Ice Dance FD  Q 
1 United States of America USA 65 10 8 6 7 8 6 10 10 Q
2 Japan JPN 63 9 10 9 9 7 9 4 6 Q
3 ROC ROC 54 8 9 DSQ DSQ* 9 10 9 9 Q
4 Canada CAN 53 3 6 8 8 6 7 7 8 Q
5 People's Republic of China CHN 50 5 7 1 6 10 8 6 7 Q
6 Georgia GEO FNR* 7   7   5   3    
7 Italy ITA FNR* 6   2   4   8    
8 Czech Republic CZE FNR* 4   3   3   5    
9 Germany GER FNR* 2   5       1    
10 Ukraine UKR FNR*     4   2   2    

 SP=Short Program                 FS=Free Skating                    RD=Rhythm Dance                 FD=Free Dance                Q=Top 5 teams qualified for the Free Skating/Free Dance

*DSQ=Disqualified                 *FNR= Final not Reached

Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Team event results:

  • 1st United States of America

  • 2nd Japan

  • 3rd ROC

Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Women’s single event results:

  • Kamila Valieva (ROC) will be disqualified from her fourth-place ranking

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2022, Women’s results:

Kamila Valieva (RUS) will be disqualified from her first-place ranking

  • 1st Anna Shcherbakova (RUS)

  • 2nd Alexandra Trusova (RUS)

  • 3rd Loena Hendrickx (BEL)

The ISU welcomes  the decision of CAS and firmly maintains its position that the protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are of the highest priority and will persist in the ongoing effort to uphold the integrity of fair competition and the well-being of athletes.

The ISU is in close contact with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the relevant ISU Member Federations in regard to the implementation of this decision.