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Cho, Chun each suspended two years by ISU

Skater, coach reprimanded for roles in skate-tampering scandal
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Simon Cho will remain on suspension until Oct. 14, 2014. -Getty Images

US Speedskating received Sunday the decision from the Disciplinary Commission of the International Skating Union (ISU) regarding the matter of Simon Cho and Jae Su Chun.

According to the decision issued by the ISU, Cho has been suspended two years, effective Oct. 5, 2012, and ending Oct. 4, 2014. Oct. 5, 2012, was the date of Cho's admission via a press conference to tampering with the skates of a Canadian athlete during the 2011 World Short Track Team Championships in Warsaw, Poland.

In the matter of Jae Su Chun, the ISU Disciplinary Commission also issued a two-year suspension, effective Aug. 26, 2013, and ending Aug. 25, 2015.

Both were found to be in violation of the ISU Code of Ethics.

The matter will now be referred back to the US Speedskating Disciplinary Panel for its final decision.

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