"They don't really want to find out the truth. That's when we've (got) a problem, when organisations like the IOC don't want to know," she says. The IOC says the amounts were very low and likely due to beet contamination.
Yasemin Can and Meryem Akda snagged the top two medals.
The big name on the team is former Euro XC champ Fionnuala McCormack (Britton). Then there are Lizzie Lee (2:32), Breege Connolly (2:37) and Kevin Seaward, Mick Clohisey and Paul Pollock (all in the 2:14-2:15 range).
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Fionnuala McCormack (Briton) and Kate Avery were 3-4, separated by 3-seconds.