The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has provisionally suspended Ana Lucia José Tima, from Dominican for the presence/use of a Prohibited Substance enobosarm and GW501516, which is a breach of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.
Tima who is a triple jumper and represented her nation twice at the Olympic Games, has had similar effects to anabolic steroids which increases physical stamina and fitness; while GW501516 can be used as a performance-enhancing drug.
The 33 year-old competed at the Rio 2016 Olympics in the women’s triple jump, but failed to qualify, finishing 27th out of 37 with a best of 13.61 metres.
At Tokyo 2020, she was just 10 centimetres short of the final, with a best of 14.11m for 16th.
José Tima’s best result came in 2022, when she made the World Athletics Championships final in Oregon, placing 10th with a jump of 14.13m.