June 18, 2013 / 8:08 PM / 4 years ago

Athletics-Jamaican sprinter Campbell-Brown suspended - JAAA

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 18 (Reuters) - Jamaica’s twice Olympic 200 metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has been suspended from competition following a positive test for a banned diuretic at an athletics meeting last month.

“The Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association can now confirm that a case concerning Mrs Veronica Campbell-Brown is currently ongoing,” the Jamaican governing body said in a statement on Tuesday.

“She has been provisionally suspended from competition awaiting the outcome of a disciplinary panel that will be empanelled to hear this case.”

Reporting by John Mehaffey, editing by Ed Osmond

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