Rio Olympics 2016: Lin fails dope test
12:00 AM, August 11, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:06 PM, August 11, 2016

Lin fails dope test

Taiwan's former weightlifting world record holder Lin Tzu-chi was suspended from competing Tuesday in the Rio Olympics after failing a dope test, the island's delegation confirmed Wednesday.

After Lin's withdrawal, Chinese weightlifter Deng Wei took gold in the women's 63kg category, breaking Lin's combined world record with a total of 262kg.

The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee said in a statement that a routine dope test of Lin "detected abnormal reaction."

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