Johaug: – I take this very serious

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Therese Johaug (28) receive the message to be under two-month suspension.

– I take this serious and will cooperate to it.
Now I concentrate on what is most important to work for a full acquittal.

I look forward to a thorough and full consideration of the matter as quickly as possible, says Therese Johaug in a press release sent out by the Norwegian Ski Association.

Last Thursday it was announced that Therese Johaug had tested positive for the banned substance clostebol. It is described as a slightly anabolic steroid.

Wednesday, she should have traveled for preparation camp with the rest of the national team ofto Val Senales in Italy, but this weekend she decided that she would prioritize training at home in Oslo.

Antidoping Norway has finished its preliminary investigation of the case, and Wednesday prosecution committee in Antidoping Norway announce that Therese Johaug will be suspended for two months until December 18.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today