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New Zealand Marathoner Banned For Doping

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Aug. 28, 2009
  • Updated Aug. 31, 2009 at 4:25 PM UTC

Liza Hunter-Galvan will be banned for two years after testing positive for EPO in an out-of-competition test and admitting to taking the blood booster.

The Kiwi runner may have become desperate after managing only a 35th-place finish in the Beijing Olympic Marathon.

More: EuroSport

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