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Shock as German event star tests positive at Europeans

The German eventing team will lose its European Championships silver medal if a second sample returns a positive doping result.

The FEI has told the German federation that Julia Krajewski's ride Samourai Du Thot tested positive for firocoxib, a controlled substance which has an analgesic anti-inflammatory effect.

The federation has asked for the horse's B sample to be tested, the result of which is pending. Should this also prove positive, the German team will have to return the medal.

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Article written by: Eleanor Jones

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