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Swimmer banned for breaching doping rule

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 08:30 hrs

Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Olympic swimmer has been banned for a year for an unspecified breach of doping rules, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency said.

Kseniya Moskvina, 23, is a former national backstroke champion who competed in two events at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and last year's world championships, but did not win a medal at either event.

She narrowly failed to qualify for London 2012.

"The All-Russian Swimming Federation, on the basis of and implementing a decision from RUSADA, has taken the decision to ban the athlete Kseniya Moskvina for a period of one year, starting November 26, for a breach of anti-doping rules," RUSADA said in a website statement Thursday.

--IANS/RIA Novosti

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