Friday, July 22, 2011

British sprinter Wilson faces two-year ban after positive steroid test

British sprinter Bernice Wilson has tested positive for anabolic steroids, UK Athletics have announced.
A sample taken from Wilson, 27 from Lincolnshire, at the Bedford International Games on June 12 was found to contain testosterone and clenbuterol.
Suspended: British sprinter Bernice Wilson has tested positive for steroids

She has been provisionally suspended from July 9 pending her response to the charge and could face a two-year ban if found guilty of doping.

Wilson represented Great Britain for the first time in March at the European Indoor Championships in Paris where she reached the semi-finals of the 60m.

She failed to qualify for last year's Commonwealth Games but this year beat the Olympic A standard of 7.30 seconds with a 7.25secs personal best.

Wilson works as a sport development officer at East Lindsey District Council.

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