Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-May-98)

Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-May-98)

Post by SportsWeb New » Tue, 26 May 1998 04:00:00

LATEST INTERNATIONAL SPORTS UPDATE FROM SPORTSWEB
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SUSPICIOUS EAST GERMAN SWIMMER THREW AWAY PILLS
Former world champion swimmer Sylvia Gerasch said on Monday she had thrown away
tablets given to her by sports officials because she was suspicious about their
contents.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nK2501521.14-37-29.html
    for full story.

DE BRUIN LIKELY TO FACE LONG BATTLE TO AVOID BAN
Triple Olympic champion Michelle de Bruin is likely to face a long and
expensive fight to avoid being thrown out of swimming for allegedly trying to
fix a drug test.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nFLLSIM28D.11-31-47.html
    for full story.

DE BRUIN SAMPLES WILL MATCH SAYS SOLICITOR-TIMES
The solicitor representing triple Olympic champion Michelle de Bruin has said
he expects a second urine sample from the Irish swimmer to show evidence of
tampering, The Times reported on Friday.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nFLLS5M2RM.07-56-52.html
    for full story.

CHINA SWIM MEET ENDS, HAN XUE IN UPSET WIN
Han Xue upset favourite Hu Xiaowen to win the women's 50-metre freestyle on the
last day of the Chinese national swimming championships in Baoding near Beijing
on Thursday, Xinhua news agency said.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nPEK04697.02-08-30.html
    for full story.

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