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Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi fails drug test at Rio Olympics

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hen Xinyi, who finished fourth in the 100-meter butterfly final on Monday and was scheduled to compete in the 50-meter freestyle on Friday, tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a banned substance that acts as a diuretic. The Court of Arbitration for Sport is reviewing the results.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.