The Finnish Skiing Federation has confirmed that the B test given by Kaisa Varis at the Nordic Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme was positive.
The test was taken on February 16th. before the events.
Traces of the endurance enhancer EPO(erythropoietin) were found in both her A and B tests.
The announcement was made by the Skiing Federation's Secretary General Jari Piirainen at a press conference on Friday.
Varis now faces a minimum competition ban of two years.