2 Chinese swimmers ‘warned’ for doping

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The Chinese Swimming Association has announced it will be issuing a “warning penalty” to swimmers Wang Lizhuo and An Jiabao after they tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol.

According to a terse statement posted online late on Monday, the CSA said it would be also be warning and fining Wang’s Chinese Navy team and An’s Tianjin club as well as fining their coaches.

Wang and An’s identities were revealed when the CSA announced last week that six Chinese swimmers had failed doping tests during the 2015-16 season.

It identified a third swimming as Chinese Navy’s Zhao Ying, who also tested positive for Clenbuterol in an out-of-competition test but has not yet been punished.

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