World record weightlifter Lin banned for eight years

Taiwan's Lin Tzu Chi is pictured with her gold medal after setting a new world record weight of 145kg in the women's 63kg clean and jerk weightlifting competition at the Moonlight Festival Garden during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon September 23, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

ZURICH (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Lin Tzu-chi, a former weightlifting world record holder, has been banned for eight years for a doping offence by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the tribunal said in a statement on Thursday. Lin, who broke two world records in the women’s 63 kg category at the 2014 Asian Games […]

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