Olympic skiing champion banned
Berlin, July 17 (IBNS): German cross-country skier and biathlete Eva Sachenbacher-Stehle has been banned for two years after she failed a drug test at the Sochi Olympic Games in February.
In a statement, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said: "The athlete, Ms. Eva SACHENBACHER-STEHLE (GER) committed an in-competition doping offense at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, as determined (and not contested by the athlete) by the IOC Disciplinary Commission."
"Ms. SACHENBACHER-STEHLE is sanctioned with a period of ineligibility for two years, commencing retroactively as of date of the sample collection, February 17, 2014," read the statement.
Sachenbacher-Stehle, 33, tested positive on February 17, 2014 for methylhexaneamine (dimethylpentylamine), it said.
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