November 21, 1992 |
The German track and field federation officials decided to follow international rules requiring a four-year suspension for 1991 world sprint champion Katrin Krabbe because she had taken a banned substance, clenbuterol. While abiding by the rules, the officials said they will apply to the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the sport's world governing body, to have Krabbe's ban dropped by the end of 1993.
September 12, 1992
The German track federation upheld the suspension of world champion sprinter Katrin Krabbe and teammates Grit Breuer and Manuela Derr for taking banned substances.
August 15, 1992 |
World women's sprint champion Katrin Krabbe, who avoided a doping ban because of a legal technicality seven weeks ago, was labeled a drug cheat Friday and suspended. Krabbe, 22, and German teammate Grit Breuer face four-year bans from competition after random tests they returned during training last month were confirmed as positive for the drug Clenbuterol.
August 12, 1992 |
The trainer of Katrin Krabbe, Germany's double world sprint champion, was fired by Krabbe's track club for giving her the banned stimulant clenbuterol. "Thomas Springstein irresponsibly betrayed his duty as trainer of caring for the athletes under his charge," the Neubrandenburg Sports Club said in a statement. Last week, Springstein acknowledged buying clenbuterol on the black market for Krabbe and teammates Grit Breuer and Manuela Derr.
August 5, 1992 |
Double world sprint champion Katrin Krabbe, who passed up the Olympics after a lengthy drug-testing controversy, tested positive for banned drugs shortly before the Games, two leading German track officials said Tuesday. One official, who did not want to be named, confirmed a report by the German news agency SID that Krabbe and teammate Grit Breuer were positive for steroids during out-of-competition testing during the last few weeks.