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A cyclist of 90 years sanctioned by doping

He says the motive was eating contaminated meat

According to the BBC, a 90-year-old American cyclist has received a USADA public warning (Anti-Doping Agency of the United States) for giving positive in an anti-doping control in the National Championships of track cycling held in July of 2018 in Breinigsville (Pennsylvania).

Carl Grove has said that the reason for his positive epitrembolone (anabolic steroid) test was because ate contaminated meat during the championship.

Grove had participated in the National Championship Track Masters of the United States in July, in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania.

As the oldest competitor (and only participant in its category), he won the title for men between 90 and 94 years of age in the time trial and the individual persecution. It was in the latter, in which he had also achieved a world record, in which he tested positive for epitrenbolon

The US Anti-Doping Agency (Used) declared that it would withdraw its title as a result of the violation of the regulations.

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