Majcen and Meca-Medina Doping Case - "The Bosman Case of Doping"
Ljubljana, 26 April - SWIMMING/DOPING
The attorney representing the two swimmers suspended after testing positive for nandrolone at a meet in Brazil in 1999 has called the case "the Bosman case of doping". In a major development the attorneys representing Slovene long-distance swimmer Igor Majcen and Spanish long-distance swimmer David Meca-Medina have reached an agreement with swimming's governing body FINA by which a review would be carried out into their suspensions, while the pair could compete during the process of review. The development could greatly affect how the tests and research for doping would be carried out, the attorney told STA on Tuesday.
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