Athlete Sanctions Update — 2022 Fittest in Cape Town

September 22, 2022

Lize Burns, a member of CrossFit Commit Okavango, the 1st-place team at the 2022 Fittest in Cape Town Semifinal, has been sanctioned after being found in violation of the CrossFit Drug Testing Policy. Details pertaining to Burns’ sanction can be found below.

  • Burns was found in violation of the Drug Testing Policy after she submitted a sample containing metabolites of GW1516.
  • Burns appealed the decision and claimed the sample in question did not belong to her.
  • After a thorough investigation by the CrossFit Games team, it was concluded the sample did belong to Burns.
  • Burns has received a 4-year ban from CrossFit competition starting May 29, 2022.

For more information on the CrossFit Drug Testing Policy, click here.

CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town Semifinal