Olympic swimming champion retires after receiving Ban for the testosterone pellet injection

Olympic swimming champion retires after receiving Ban for the testosterone pellet injection

Two-time Olympic swimming champion Conor Dwyer announced his resignation after he introduced with a 20-month ban for receiving testosterone pellets surgically in the body. Dwyer had failed three drug tests late last year, he said that the United States found Anti-Doping Agency on October 11. One of the American Arbitration Association panel that Dwyer, had violated anti-doping rules of the sport and suspended him from the competition from 21 December 2018 to 20 August 2020 testosterone pellets are a form of hormone therapy that can be implanted under the skin and slowly release testosterone over the course of a few months. Increased testosterone can increase the performance of an athlete, promoting muscle growth. Dwyer had testified before the committee that he would not have known the insertion number pellets as anti-doping rules and suffering health problems were, including insomnia, fatigue, depression and anxiety. He said he was concerned primarily with “his general mental health and well-being” and does not focus on swimming. The Panel noted that while Dwyer anti-doping rules has been violated, the case was complicated as Dwyer “simply do not realize that the synthetic version to improve performance has been involved from the testosterone. It ‘was” convinced was his use it was approved “Paralympic by the US Olympic Committee and continued them. Dwyer has had, says his health and fitness longtime trainer, Dr. Ed Reardon and Dr. leave Dana Russo, a doctor with experience in the realization of the pellets. Dwyer said Russo said he had relied on the opinion of the Olympic Committee and Paralympic United States, according to USADA. in turn, (the panel decided that “it is highly unlikely, even if to give this alleged advice , the panel finds a balance of probabilities that Dr. Russian relations to understand convince them (or misunderstanding) of his conversation with opponents USOPC not answer. “) Russian immediately to a request for comment from time. Dwyer testified that he supports the anti-doping mission to “do it right” throughout his career he tried and was devastated when he gets the message about the violation of USADA. He announced his retirement on social media, said that “this is an unfortunate end to an incredible chapter in my life,” but that he “has reached more than (his) wildest dreams.” “I always thought that swimming I chose – that has and will always have a special place in my heart,” wrote the Instagram. In the judgment USADA response Dwyer said he said he was “delighted” that the group “has acknowledged that (he) made an honest mistake, but unlucky in terms of (her) medical treatment” and that “he would never hurt consciously anti-doping rules “. at the time of publication, neither USA Swimming USA team still had responded to a request for comment from time.

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