Pessoa Horse Substance Positive Confirmed on 'B' Sample

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has received confirmation that the second ("B") sample collected from the horse Rufus, ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil at the 2008 Olympic Games, has yielded a positive test result for the banned substance nonivamide. This confirms the initial positive findings from the "A" sample.

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