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Li Zhesi banned 2 years for doping

Updated: January 29, 2013, 8:15 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Swimming's governing body says former world record-holder Li Zhesi of China is serving a two-year doping ban after testing positive for EPO.

FINA says Li and her coach, who was not identified, have been banned for doping violations by the China Swimming Federation. Dates of the suspension were not published.

Li's positive test for the banned blood-booster in a March 2012 out-of-competition test was revealed weeks before the London Olympics opened last July.

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