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Sports: Swimmer Chen Xinyi tests positive at Rio Olympics

August 13, 2016 6:43 AM (UTC+8)

 

Chen Xinyi

(From AP)

A female Chinese swimmer has tested positive for a banned substance at the Rio Olympics, China’s swimming association said Friday — the first competitor in the sport to fail a test at the games.

Chen Xinyi tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide after she finished fourth in the women’s 100-meter butterfly Sunday, missing a bronze medal by nine-hundredths of a second, the Chinese Swimming Association said. Xinhua, China’s official state news agency, reported the story Friday. Read more

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