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Arlen banned from competing in IPC World Championships

August 13th, 2013 by Annette Griffus

These are the type of stories that just baffle me to no end.

It is 100 percent illogical. There is nothing to gain hear other than to give the International Paralympic Committee a black eye — and one that is now well deserved, I’d say.

Victoria Arlen, an American disabled swimmer, was banned from competing in the IPC World Championships on the eve of the meet Monday.

You can read the full story, including what the IPC had to say, here.

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Annette Griffus has covered swimming since 2001, from age-group to high school and the Olympics.


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