International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) has issued an anti-doping rule violation, which includes a three (3) year period of ineligibility against Thomas Schmidt from Germany. The athlete’s urine sample, collected In-competition on 03 March 2023, revealed the presence of Methasterone and Dehydrocholormethyl-testosterone (DHCMT), which are both listed in Section S1 of the WADA Prohibited List as Anabolic Androgenic Steroids.
The athlete’s period of ineligibility will conclude on 29 April 2026. Until that time, the Athlete is subject to a prohibition against participation purusant to Article 10.4.1 of the IPF Anti-Doping Rules.
The list of athletes currently sanctioned by IPF is available through IPF’s Sanction Registry.