Richard Upton

Richard Upton (born 1975)[2] is an Australian retired swimmer who won three medals in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay at the World Championships in 1995, 1997, and 1998.[3]

Richard Upton
Personal information
Born1975
Sport
SportSwimming
ClubCarlile[1]

In 1998, he was suspended from competitions for three months and lost $8,200 in fines and cancelled funding after a positive test for probenecid. The drug was prescribed to him by a doctor against the flu, but can also be used to mask steroids.[1][4]

References

  1. Aussie coach says Upton fine 'draconian'. New Straits Times (10 April 1998).
  2. UPTON LET OFF THE HOOK. thecgf.com (2 April 1998).
  3. Richard UPTON. les-sports.info.
  4. Garrie Hutchinson (2002). The Best Australian Sports Writing, 2002. Black Inc. p. 210. ISBN 978-1-86395-219-4.


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