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World champion swimmer Yuliya Efimova got to Melidoni

Чемпионка мира по плаванию Юлия Ефимова попалась на мельдонии

The doping sample Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has tested positive for Meldonium. It is reported TASS citing a source in the Russian swimming Federation (WWF).

“The Federation is aware that Efimova detected a positive doping test for Meldonium,” said the source.

The press service of the WWF responded immediately to happen. “We officially inform that the Federation did not give the information to the media about the results of the doping tests Yulia Efimova,” reads a statement on the website of the WWF.

The sample was collected at 23-years old Russian out-of-competition period. The athlete was busted for doping in may 2014 she was disqualified for 16 months for her sample, taken in October 2013, was found a prohibited drug dehydroepiandrosterone. Efimova was stripped of the five medals she won at the European championship on swimming on short water 2013. For repeated anti-doping rule violation she faces a lifetime ban.

Efimova is the bronze medalist of the 2012 Olympics and four-time world champion.

Previously Meldonium was detected in 10 samples of Russian athletes. They were skater Pavel Kulizhnikov, team Edward Latypov, cyclist Eduard Vorganov, figure skater Ekaterina Bobrova, tennis player Maria Sharapova, short-trackers semen Elistratov and Ekaterina Konstantinova, volleyball player Alexander Markin, Rugby players Alex and Alena Michaltsova.

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