Chaltu Beji of Azerbaijan competes in the women's 3000 meters steeplechase during the athletics events at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 21 , 2015. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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European Games host Azerbaijan saw one of its athletes disqualified for doping Saturday after testing positive for a banned substance.The Ethiopian-born 18-year-old has been suspended from the games and disqualified from the race, the European Olympic Committees said in a statement.It is the second doping case at the inaugural European Games after Albanian boxer Rexhildo Zeneli tested positive on June 13 for furosemide, a banned diuretic that can be used to mask the presence of other doping substances.
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