Brazil says 3 athletes caught doping
SAO PAULO -- Brazilian officials say a marathon runner and two open-water swimmers were caught doping last year.
The country's track and field federation says Maria Zeferina Rodrigues Baldaia has been temporarily suspended after a steroid-masking substance was found in her urine sample Nov. 28. She will go before a sports tribunal.
Baldaia won the 2008 Sao Paulo Marathon. She says the positive test likely stems from medicine she took to reduce swelling in her knee.
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