• American World Long Jump Silver Medallist Jarrion Lawson Banned for 4 years for positive drugs test
June 02, 2019
American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday. Lawson, the world long jump silver medallist, has denied any wrongdoing, saying the substance could have entered his body through the consumption of tainted beef.
Two years ago American top middle distance runner Ajee Wilson tested positive for Zeranol. Interestinlgy, Wilson also claimed she ingested tainted beef that contained the Zeranol, and her ban was lifted by USADA.