BREAKING NEWS

Berry has been disqualified from any competitive after tested positive for canrenone.

Two times Olympian Gwendolyn Berry has accepted a 16 month Berry has been disqualified from any competitive results obtained on and subsequent to March 23, 2023, 
Berry, 34, tested positive for canrenone, a metabolite of spironolactone as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample collected on March 23, 2023. Berry’s violation resulted from her use of a topical medication containing spironolactone for which she had a prescription. However, Berry failed to obtain a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for the medication.

Berry has been disqualified from any competitive results obtained on and subsequent to March 23, 2023, the date her positive sample was collected, including forfeiture of any medals, points and prizes. This is Berry’s second anti-doping rule violation within a 10 year period, so the period of ineligibility is increased as required under the Code. Both anti-doping rule violations involved prescribed medications for which Berry did not have a TUE.
Her mark of 77.78 m (255 ft 2 in) on June 8, 2018, ranks her #8 on the all time list. 

She broke the world record in the weight throw with a mark of 25.60m (83 ft 11 3⁄4 in) set in March 2017.

She broke the American Record In Hammer Throw in 2016 with a mark of 76.31m/250-4  at the Tucson Elite Classic in Arizona.

She is a 3x national champion in the weight throw at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. 

She was the gold medalist in the hammer at the 2014 Pan American Sports Festival. She is also the 2019 Pan American Games Champion.
Berry has been disqualified from any competitive after tested positive for canrenone. Berry has been disqualified from any competitive after tested positive for canrenone. Reviewed by Confirmed sports on August 03, 2023 Rating: 5

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