60-year-old race walker receives steroid ban

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A 60-year-old race walker failed a drug test for anabolic steroids and was banned four years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Scott McPherson “tested positive for the presence of an exogenous androgenic anabolic steroid and/or its metabolites” at the USATF Masters Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., on Feb. 18, according to USADA.

McPherson was the only competitor in his age group at the meet, covering a mile in 10 minutes, 37.67 seconds and the 3K in 20:06.27.

McPherson went on to compete at the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, in March, finishing fifth in his age group in the 3K and 10K.

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