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Uzbek Gymnast Galiulina Gets Six-Month Ban
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Two-time Uzbek Olympian Luisa Galiulina has received a six-month suspension by the FIG for testing positive for a banned substance at the 2012 Olympic Games.

The FIG handed down a six-month ban to Uzbekistan's Luisa Galiulina for testing positive for a banned substance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the FIG announced Wednesday. Days before the competition was set to begin in London, a random drug test revealed traces of the diuretic furosemide in the gymnast's system. Galiulina, 20, was expelled from the competition before she could compete in her second Games.

The six-month ban is retroactive to Aug. 1, 2012, and expires Jan. 30, 2013.

The FIG also fined the Uzbek federation 2,000 Swiss francs (approximately $2,115) to recover the costs of its disciplinary commission.

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