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Ye Schiwen Was Not Under The Influence Of Drugs When She Swam Her Way To Gold At The Olympics On Saturday

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Wednesday, 01 August 2012. Posted in Breaking News

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Officials at the International Olympic Committee have confirmed that Ye Schiwen passed a drug test and was not under the influence of any type of performance enhancing substance.

The fact is that Ye Schiwen is an incredible athlete and swimmer who reached the peak of her concentration and physical performance when she swam to gold in the 400-meter individual medley for China on Saturday.

In fact, she broke the former world record fairly when she knocked off five full seconds from her own personal best. According to Schiwen, she practiced a lot and that is what accounts for her Saturday win.

China’s 16 year old Ye Shiwen won the gold this past Saturday, only to subsequently deal with a barrage of speculation that she was under the influence of performance enhancing substances. That concern has certainly been put to rest by Olympic officials.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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