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Ksenia Moskvina banned for 6 years

Updated: March 15, 2013, 10:03 AM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Russian swimmer Ksenia Moskvina has been suspended for six years for a second doping violation.

Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA says the European short-course champion and record-holder in the 100-meter backstroke tested positive for a banned stimulant at the Russian nationals in November. She had previously been suspended for 12 months for failing to provide her whereabouts to drug-testers.

The 23-year-old Moskvina won the 100-meter backstroke at the 2009 European championships ...

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