Bulgarian sprinter fails drugs test: report

Updated: 19 May 2012 12:44 IST

Bulgarian sprinter Inna Eftimova has failed a dope test and will miss the London Olympics, media reports said on Friday.

Bulgarian sprinter fails drugs test: report
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Sofia:

Bulgarian sprinter Inna Eftimova (seen here in red) has failed a dope test and will miss the London Olympics, media reports said on Friday.

Eftinova, 23, tested positive for the growth hormone somatotropin at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, last August, BGNES news agency reported.

Athletics Federation chief Dobromir Karamarinov neither confirmed nor denied the information to the agency.

The 100m and 200m specialist has been informed about breaching the anti-doping regulations, sports website bgathletic.com said.

Eftimova would definitely miss the Olympics, where she was hoping to compete in the 100m and 200m as well as the 4x100m relay, BGNES added.

Topics : Athletics Olympics 2012
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