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Mexico's Jimenez tests positive from Pan Am Games

Updated: August 26, 2002, 11:56 AM ET
Associated Press

MEXICO CITY -- Olympic weightlifting champion Soraya Jimenez of Mexico tested positive for a banned stimulant during the Pan American championships last month in Venezuela.

Jimenez, the first woman to win an gold medal for Mexico at the Olympics, could be barred from competing in Mexican and international weightlifting events for at least six months, according to Martha Isela Elizondo, president of Mexico's Weightlifting Federation.

Officials were waiting for the results of ...

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