British athlete banned by SAIDS for four years

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today confirmed that the South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) has imposed a four-year ban from all sport on British MMA athlete, Aaron Thomas, following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.

Mr Thomas tested positive for 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17one, a metabolite of Drostanolone as well as Nandrolone and its metabolites, 19-norandrosterone and 19-noreticholanolone.

Mr Thomas’s four-year period of ineligibility began on 23 June 2017, the date his provisional suspension was imposed, and will be served until and including 22 June 2021.