China’s Liu Jing Issued a Warning for a Positive Doping Test

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 10. ACCORDING to a release by FINA, China's Liu Jing has been given a warning following a positive doping test.

Liu tested positive for Prednisone in a sample provided on April 3 during China's National Swimming Championships. Prednisone is an immunosuppressant that is used to treat inflammation, and is sometimes used in anti-cancer treatments.

Liu was a member of China's gold medal winning 800 free relay at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, and helped China to a bronze medal in the same event last month in Shanghai.