Uzbek gymnast suspended over doping

July 29, 2012 12:12 pm
Britain’s Tom Daley (L) and Peter Waterfield during a practice session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games/AFP

, LONDON, Jul 29 – Uzbek gymnast Luiza Galiulina has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for the banned diuretic furosemide, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Sunday.

Galiulina underwent a drugs test on July 25, three days before the start of the women’s artistic gymnastics competition.

“Once the results of the B sample have been received, a definitive decision will be announced by the disciplinary commission,” said the IOC.


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