Justin Brownlee fails Asian Video games doping check after Gilas’ gold win

Justin Brownlee Gilas Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas’ Justin Brownlee within the Asian Video games in  Hangzhou, China. (Photograph by Luis Veniegra / SOPA Photographs/Sipa USA)

Justin Brownlee, who performed a starring position in serving to the Philippines win its first Asian Video games basketball gold since 1962, has failed a doping check, officers stated Thursday.

The American-born Brownlee examined optimistic for the banned Carboxy-THC, the Lausanne-based Worldwide Testing Company (ITA) stated. Carboxy-THC is linked to hashish use.

“The pattern was collected by the ITA on the Asian Video games Hangzhou 2022 throughout an in-competition anti-doping management carried out on 7 October 2023,” the ITA stated.



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“The athlete has been knowledgeable of the case. He has the best to request the evaluation of the B-samples.”

Gilas Pilipinas beat Jordan 70-60 within the males’s basketball closing on October 6 with Brownlee pouring in 20 factors and grabbing 10 rebounds. The Asian Video games ended on Sunday.

Individually, the ITA stated that Jordan’s basketball participant Sami Bzai had examined optimistic for a banned steroid.

He additionally has the best to request the evaluation of the B-samples.

It takes the overall variety of identified doping circumstances on the Video games to 10.

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