Omar Pinzon (COL) suspended 2 years for cocaine offense

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Colombian Olympic swimmer Omar Pinzon has been suspended for two years after testing positive for cocaine last November. […]

Pinzon, who is the South American record holder in the 200-meter backstroke in long course (1:56.40) and short course (1:52.34), has been training under Dave Salo at the Trojan Swim Club in Los Angeles the past two years. Previously, Pinzon trained at the University of Florida. Pinzon is also a three-time Olympian, having competed at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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