CFDA Fashion Awards, Lindsey Vonn

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Lindsey Vonn probably didn't see this coming.

The skier was all dressed up while attending the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards at New York's Alice Tully Hall Monday night when she had to take a mandatory drug test as part of the International Olympic Committee rules governing Olympic athletes.

Talk about an unwelcome surprise.

"Yes, she was tested at CFDA," Vonn's rep confirmed to E! News. "That is an understood part of her job."

The 28-year-old gold medalist, who attended the posh event with designer Cynthia Rowley, was paid an unscheduled visit by an IOC official who had her urinate in a cup, per regulations. Though contrary to the New York Post, which first reported the story, she was not informed that she passed the test then and there.

"They don't provide on the spot results, so that part of the story was inaccurate," added the rep.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency subsequently told E! News the testing is all par for the course when it comes to elite Olympic athletes like Vonn.

"Lindsey Vonn has participated in the USADA out-of-competition testing pool for more than 12 years. As part of her participation, she provided USADA with her location information indicating she would be in New York and we performed a test collection on her there," said the USADA. "We appreciate her professionalism and for accommodating this process, which at times can be inconvenient."

The organization added that her sample was taken "in accordance with the standard protocols" and is being processed in a lab.

"This real-life example demonstrates the commitment of our elite Olympic athletes and the accommodations they make for the inconvenience of drug testing, in order to ensure the ideals of clean sport are upheld," the USADA said.

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