USADA ban 80-year-old racer for doping

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The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced on Friday it has handed a one-year ban to 80-year-old track cyclist Barbara Gicquel after a positive test for methyltestosterone.

USADA said Gicquel requested the doping control to validate an age group world record set on August 29, 2019 - the mark for the 500m time trial in the women 75-79 age group which Gicquel provisionally set at 44.062.

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