3-time European junior champion Mirela Olczak suspended for doping


FINA has announced that 3-time European junior champion Mirela Olczak (POL) was tested positive to the substance Methylhexaneamine following a doping control test at the Grand Prix of Poland on November 12, 2011. The Disciplinary Panel of the Polish Swimming Federation has imposed a sanction of 6 months’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on November 12, 2011. Methylhexaneamine is commonly found in supplements as dimethylamylamine, which is not listed as a banned supplement, other swimmers to have drawn bans by this are Brazil’s Fabiola Molina and USA’s Sean Mahoney. Read SwimmingWorld Magazine.

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