Winner of Linz Marathon women's race fails doping test

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VIENNA (AP) The winner of the women's race at last month's Linz Marathon has tested positive for EPO derivative darbepoetin.

The Austrian Anti-Doping Legal Committee says Danijela Kuna of Croatia has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test following her victory in the April 9 race.

Kuna edged Nikolina Stepan in the final meters to win in a personal best of 2 hours, 43 minutes, 55 seconds.

The Linz Marathon has been hit by a doping offense before when the runner-up in the 2012 men's race, Ronald Kipchumba of Kenya, tested positive for EPO and was subsequently banned for two years.