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Second U.S. Gymnast Gets USADA Warning
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A second U.S. gymnast has received a warning from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for taking a glucocorticostreroid without filing the proper exemption.

U.S. national team member Tim McNeill tested positive for triamcinolone acetonide on May 24, at the U.S. Championships in Houston. The USADA announced in July that Olympic team member Morgan Hamm had tested positive for the same substance.

As with Hamm, the doping offense involved the use of a prescribed anti-inflammatory medication under the care of a physician, but without first seeking the required therapeutic use exemption, the FIG announced Monday. McNeill received a warning for the incident, a first offense.

The FIG stated that, as in the case with Hamm, it would not pursue any sanction.

"At the close of discussions and following recommendations put forth by the Disciplinary Commission, the FIG Presidential Commission decided not to appeal the USADA's decision," the FIG stated.

McNeill, who attends Cal Berkeley, finished seventh all-around at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June.

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