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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Bastianelli to face Coni on August 5

by Agence France-Presse at 1:38 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Doping, Mountain Biking
 
World champion cyclist Marta Bastianelli is to face an Italian Olympic Committee (Coni) hearing on August 5 after failing a dope test this month.

The 21-year-old has been kicked off the Italian Olympic team but protested her innocence, claiming she had inadvertently consumed the banned stimulant flenfluramina.

Bastianelli blamed her chemist for preparing her a mix of herbs aimed at weight loss but containing the stimulant.
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