French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban
Jul. 31, 2014
PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot of France faces a possible two-year ban for flouting doping relegations and could miss the 2016 Games.
The French wrestling federation says Guenot failed to give required details of his whereabouts, which resulted in a warning, and was twice absent from his house for out-of-competition tests, when he had previously indicated he would be there.
The three infractions could see Guenot banned for up to two years by the French federation and the French anti-doping agency.
The French federation says Guenot, who won gold in the 66-kilogram category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze in London four year later, has been "regularly tested since Beijing" and "is paying today for his administrative negligence."