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• South American 200m Medalist Christopher Ortiz of Paraguay Fails Doping Test

Paraguayan sprinter Christopher Ortiz tested positive for doping, the Paraguayan Anti-doping Agency (ONAD) revealed on Friday. 

Ortiz tested positive for Stanozolol, a synthetic steroid, during the out of competition test on September 11.

In May, the 24-year-old Ortiz won a bronze medal in the 200m at South American Championships in the Peruvian capital Lima. It was the first-ever medal at the distance for his country and the only one at these championships.

He is the national record holder in 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.

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