Spanish figure skater Barquero fails Olympic drug test


Beijing (AP) — Spanish figure skater Laura Barquero became the fourth athlete to fail a doping test at the Beijing Olympics after a positive test for the banned steroid crosstebol.

Barquero and his partner Marco Zandron finished 11th in the pair competition that ended Saturday. ITA said her positive sample was given after Friday’s short program and the case will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

As in Barkero, Iran’s alpine skier Hossein Sabeshemshaki and two Ukrainians, cross-country skier Valyanzina Kaminska and bobsleigher Lidiia Hunko were positive in Beijing.

15-year-old Russian figure skater Camilla Barriera got a lot of attention during the Olympics as the samples she provided before the Olympics returned positive for banned substances.Varieva You can continue skating In Beijing, partly because her age gives her additional rights in anti-doping issues. Before her lab analysis was reported, she could still be stripped of the gold medal she had won at the team event.

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