Badminton star Lee Chong Wei receives backdated doping ban

Objavljeno: 29.4.2015

Lee Chong Wei

 
 

(NBC OlympicTalk) Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei can return to badminton competition Friday after receiving a backdated eight-month ban for failing a drug test Aug. 30.

 

“The panel is convinced this is not a case of doping with intent to cheat,” a World Badminton Federation doping panel said in a press release.

 

Lee captured Olympic silver medals in 2008 and 2012 and was the world’s top-ranked player when news broke in November that he failed a drug test.

 
 

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