Canadian Olympic bobsleigh medallist Christine de Bruin suspended 3 years for doping violation


Canadian Olympic medallist Christine de Bruin has acquired a three-year suspension after she examined optimistic for using a prohibited anabolic agent, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) introduced on Friday.

An out-of-competition urine pattern taken in August revealed the SARM LGD-4033 substance, recognized to extend lean muscle mass, in de Bruin’s system.

The 33-year-old Stony Plain, Alta., native will not have the ability to compete or practice with teammates throughout the sanction.

(*3*) to a CCES report, de Bruin admitted to the violation and waived her proper to a listening to in October, when signing an Early Admission and Acceptance Agreement, decreasing the relevant four-year suspension by one yr.

In February, de Bruin captured her first Olympic medal, taking bronze within the inaugural ladies’s monobob occasion in Beijing.

De Bruin completed fifth within the two-woman bobsleigh occasion with associate Kristen Bujnowski. De Bruin additionally competed at the 2018 PyeongChang Games, the place she positioned seventh within the two-woman occasion.

CBC Sports has reached out to Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton for remark.


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