Shayna Jack makes triumphant return to the pool in Adelaide after two-year doping ban

Shayna Jack makes triumphant return to the pool in Adelaide as swimmer places two-year doping ban behind her to clinch a spot in Australia’s squads for the Commonwealth Games and world championships

  • Shayna Jack has made a triumphant return from her two-year doping ban 
  • The 22-year-old was hit with a suspension after testing constructive for Lingandrol
  • She made her comeback in Adelaide and completed 2nd behind Mollie O’Callagan 
  • It means she is going to compete at the world champs and Commonwealth Games 

Swimmer Shayna Jack has made a triumphant return from a doping ban by securing a berth on Australia’s workforce for the world titles and Commonwealth Games. 

Jack, 22, completed second behind Mollie O’Callaghan in the 100 metres freestyle ultimate at the nationwide championships on Wednesday evening in Adelaide. 

Jack’s swim earns her computerized choice in the occasion at the world titles in Budapest in June and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July-August. 

The World Championships and Commonwealth Games medallist was one among the rising stars of the pool till her world got here crashing down in 2019.

She examined constructive to banned muscle-builder Ligandrol, leaving her swimming career and Tokyo Olympics hopes in tatters.

She appealed her four-year ban and had it halved late final year after the Court of Arbitration for Sport discovered she didn’t knowingly ingest the prohibited substance.

Sport Integrity Australia is interesting the diminished sentence, however for now she is free to practice and compete – and wasted no time diving again in.

Last week, Jack was noticed trying blissful and relaxed as she arrived at Brisbane’s St Peters Western Swim Club with coach Dean Boxall at 6am. 

‘The water has by no means felt so good. I can’t start to describe how superb it felt to stroll by means of the gates with my coach and squad. I do know I’m stronger mentally and bodily,’ she wrote.

She captioned an Instagram Story video: ‘What we have all been ready for. I’m again. There isn’t any higher feeling.’


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