Author: rokur

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Aquatics Federation. Likes to run :-)

A new doping scandal has erupted involving Olympic swimmers from China. Chinese authorities and the World Anti-Doping Agency found the drug trimetazidine but cleared the swimmers and did not flag problems to Olympic officials. Several who tested positive went on to win medals, including three gold medals. Jeffrey Brown discussed the latest with Travis Tygart of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

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Sky News host Caleb Bond says “surely” there must be an investigation now over the 23 Chinese swimmers testing positive for drugs months before the Tokyo Olympics. “Surely now there has to be a full and frank investigation,” he said. “Because you have got a lot riding on whether or not you win those gold and silver medals. “If these results are overturned from Tokyo, the US would be eligible for gold medals and Australia would be eligible for silver medals. “You expect if you are going to the Olympics and you are competing fairly that you will be competing…

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Sky News host Caleb Bond says “bombshell revelations” show 23 Chinese swimmers from the Tokyo Olympic Games recorded positive drug tests only months before the games. “Let’s start with those bombshell revelations today,” he said. “That 23 Chinese swimmers, who competed in the Tokyo Olympics had recorded positive drug tests at a training camp only months before the games. “It has been revealed the Chinese anti-doping agency secretly cleared the swimmers. “Rules the positive tests were the result of contamination.”

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been accused of complicity in covering up a Chinese doping scandal after it confirmed 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for the banned substance Trimetazidine before the Tokyo games. Chinese authorities say a contamination event caused the finding and they immediately reported the discovery to WADA, which chose not to intervene.

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