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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack to 'fight' doping charge and return to pool

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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack said on Friday she would fight to clear her name in the wake of a positive drug test that embarrassed the nation`s swim team at the recent world championships.

The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer was withdrawn from the team days before the championships in Gwangju, having tested positive for Ligandrol, a banned anabolic agent, in an out-of-competition test on June 26.

Facing a mandatory four-year ban, she claimed on social media that she did not know how the substance entered her body. After a briefing with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) officials in Brisbane on Friday, Jack said investigations were underway to clear her.

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