Shayna Jack has reportedly instructed a blender utilized by her accomplice and her brother may have been contaminated with ligandrol and resulted within the substance getting into her system.
In accordance a Day by day Telegraph report, the blender idea was certainly one of three provided by Jack to the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) as she pleaded her innocence.
Jack is known to have additionally instructed CAS that her dietary supplements could have been contaminated within the manufacturing course of, whereas additionally suggesting that she could have come into contact with the substance when utilizing a public pool or fitness center.
Whereas there isn’t any proof to show whether or not any of Jack’s theories are correct, CAS opted to halve her initial four-year ban, believing that she didn’t “deliberately ingest ligandrol”.
Jack has regularly maintained her innocence, even after her preliminary constructive take a look at for the banned substance in July 2019, and she or he has already served 17 months of her ban.
Jack additionally has supporters inside Australia’s swimming neighborhood, with Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell backing the 22-year-old’s stance.
“In my years of understanding Shayna I’ve by no means witnessed any behaviour that will counsel she would knowingly take a prohibited substance,” Campbell instructed the Telegraph.
“She has dealt with the highs and lows that sport presents with class and dignity and has at all times performed herself with the utmost integrity.”
At this stage, the earliest Jack may symbolize Australia within the pool once more is on the FINA world championships in Japan 2022.