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Shooter, Gymnast Fail Drug Tests

From the Associated Press:

A two-time North Korean medalist in shooting and a Vietnamese gymnast have failed doping tests at the Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee says both athletes have been kicked out of the games after testing positive for banned substances.
Shooter Kim Jong Su was stripped of his silver medal Friday in the 50-meter pistol and bronze in the 10-meter air pistol.
Gymnast Thi Ngan Thuong Do finished in 82nd and last place in the women's floor exercises.
They are the second and third athletes caught doping in Beijing.
Spanish cyclist Maria Isabel Moreno was kicked out of the games Monday after testing positive for EPO.
The IOC is conducting a record 4,500 doping tests in Beijing.

By washingtonpost.com Sports Editor  |  August 14, 2008; 11:58 PM ET
Categories:  Doping  
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Comments

what do shooters dope with? focusin?

Posted by: Pindar | August 15, 2008 1:02 AM | Report abuse

Other sides say Kim Jong Su was banned for propranolol, which prevents trembling. It's also banned in archery.

Posted by: Soren Kierkegaard | August 15, 2008 10:01 AM | Report abuse

Inhaling Cosmolene?

Posted by: Michael1945 | August 23, 2008 11:48 AM | Report abuse

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