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Suspensions Remain on Mecca and Majcen

Apr 27, 2000

Open Water swimmer David Mecca ESP who was given a four year ban by FINA for a positive drug test is claiming that a new test clears him of deliberate drug use. Mecca and fellow swimmer Igor Majcen SLO claim that some wild boar that they ate affected their nandrolone levels.

Officials at FINA claim they have none of the new evidence at this time and that the suspension will remain in place.

Mecca's lawyer will file a for a review by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.