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Butterfly winner Cavic suspended for remainder of Euro meet

Updated: March 21, 2008, 10:15 AM ET
Associated Press

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- A Serb swimmer was suspended Friday for the remainder of the European swimming championships for wearing a T-shirt proclaiming "Kosovo is Serbia" at a medal presentation ceremony. His team said it plans to appeal.

A disciplinary panel meeting of the European swimming league, LEN, ruled the T-shirt worn by Milorad Cavic as he collected gold for the 50-meter butterfly on Wednesday "constitutes a clear political action" that violated rules.

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