Sixteen-year-old El Salvador tennis player handed doping ban



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Alejandro Licea, a 16-year-old tennis participant from El Salvador, was on Friday banned for 14 months after failing a medicine take a look at, the Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) stated.

Licea, ranked a lowly 1,629 on the planet, examined optimistic for a banned steroid after enjoying in a Davis Cup tie in San Salvador in March.

“He supplied a urine pattern…which was discovered to include clostebol,” stated an ITF assertion.

“Clostebol is prohibited beneath the 2020 WADA Prohibited Checklist (Anabolic Androgenic Steroids).”

The ITF stated they accepted Licea’s rationalization of the supply of the clostebol and that his “violation was not intentional”.

His suspension has been back-dated to begin from 7 March.

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