LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Brianna McNeal has misplaced her enchantment in opposition to a five-year ban for breaking anti-doping guidelines.
The ban prevents her from defending her 100-meter hurdles title on the Tokyo Olympics.
The Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport says it dismissed McNeal’s problem to the ban imposed by observe and area authorities for “tampering or tried tampering with any a part of doping management.”
In an interview with the New York Occasions, McNeal stated the case revolved round her lacking a doping check in January 2020 whereas recovering from having an abortion.
She defined that she didn’t hear the antidoping official arrive at her residence as a result of she was in mattress after terminating a being pregnant.
McNeal, who was allowed to run on the U.S. Olympic trials final month pending the CAS enchantment verdict, completed second to qualify for the workforce provisionally.
In keeping with the Related Press, McNeal’s ban runs to August 2024.