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Ukraine's Lisogor tests positive for doping in Sochi

Posted on Feb 22 2014 | IANS

Sochi, Feb 22 : Ukrainian cross country skier Marina Lisogor has tested positive for a banned substance during the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, the Ukrainian Olympic Committee said Saturday.

The 30-year-old skier told a disciplinary hearing that she had unwittingly taken the banned substance, reports Xinhua.

It is the third doping case in Sochi.

Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle of Germany tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine and Italian bobsleder William Frullani was caught for the stimulant dymethylpentylamine.

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