Russian speedskater Eranina gets 1-year ban for doping

MOSCOW (AP) Russian speedskater Elena Eranina has been handed a one-year ban for doping.

The Russian anti-doping agency says Eranina was found guilty of an unspecified ''breach of anti-doping rules'' and banned for one year, backdated to May 11. The agency did not provide any more details.

The 21-year-old Eranina has represented Russia at junior international Grand Prix events and the world student championships. She is also a former national junior champion.

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