Desco found guilty of doping
Some of our newer readers might not remember this bit of news from September 2009. For a short space of time it blew the world of elite and international mountain running apart – a world MR champion had tested positive!
16 months on and the news that her suspension is now a ban has been delivered. Desco is still pleading her innocence, through an open letter to the corsainmontagna.it site.
Desco’s letter starts:
On the pronunciation of TNA sees me involved, I declare to accept the ruling, even if I new, endless suffering. I do so I must always be, even when it, personally, we punish them unfairly.
WADA have imposed a two-year suspension (minus 60 days) from 11/02/2011 to 28/08/2012.