Monday, May 10, 2010

Chopping the Pork Chops

China -- China's 27-year-old 2008 Olympic judo champion Tong Wen lost her 2009 world title and  was banned for two years after testing positive for Clenbuterol.

Now her coach, Wu Weifeng, has allegedly blamed a surfeit of pork chops for her positive test, according to

Her coach believes that the well-documented food safety problems in China were responsible for the positive test.

The coach said that the judo star had been given lots of pork chops while preparing for the 2009 Championships in Holland. "She trained in Europe for a while and was sick of European food (...)," the coach said.

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