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Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong | Jun 16, 202108:11 PM     3

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation.

'From what I've been told, pig offal has high concentrations of nandrolone,' Houlihan told Fox News. 'This food truck that I happened to go to that night (before the test) — I've eaten there a lot before — this food truck serves pig offal as part of their menu. I happened to ingest this hormone, and 10 hours later at the peak of when it's supposed to be in your body while you're digesting it, I happened to get tested. Honestly, it's a very unlucky series of events. I'm kind of blown away by what happened.' .."

What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Runner Shelby Houlihan tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, and in turn was banned from competing for four years. Here's what we know.

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