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Austrian swimming champion Sebastian Steffan gets 12-month doping ban –  ESPN

Posted by | November 6, 2017 | Uncategorized

VIENNA — One of Austria’s most promising young swimmers has been banned for 12 months for failing a doping test after winning four gold medals at the national championships in July.The Austrian Anti-Doping Legal Committee says Sebastian Steffan has tested positive for heptaminol, a blood booster that improves cardiac contraction.Steffan’s biggest international success is winning gold in the 200-meter individual medley at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.Steffan, 20, can appeal his suspension within four weeks.   Read More…

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