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Canadian powerlifter Niko Somos received a two-year sanction from the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport on Monday for an anti-doping rule violation.

The athlete's urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on July 9, revealed the presence of prohibited stimulants (oxilofrine and 1,3-dimethylbutylamine), the CCES said in a release.

The stimulants are classified as "specified substances" on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list and are banned in competition.

In response to the notification of the adverse analytical finding, Somos admitted the violation in a timely fashion, waived his right to a hearing and accepted the sanction, the CCES said.

The Edmonton resident is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program, including training with teammates.

An Olympic athlete from the Vancouver Games tested positive for doping, the International Olympic Committee said Monday. In total, 1,195 samples from 2010 were put through reanalysis.

The Canadian Press