Kira Toussaint has Friday at her comeback after dopingperikelen placed for the world cup langebaanzwemmen in Gwangju. The province of Noord-Holland popped up in Marseilles under the limit on the 100-meter backstroke.
The 24-year-old Toussaint rushed the series into a time of 59,82 seconds. Therefore plunged them well below the CUP limit, which is at 1.00,18.
The Amstelveen was later on Friday, a little bit faster in the final. With 59,80 matched her own Dutch record in the 100 back. That time was enough for second place, behind the American world record holder Kathleen Baker (59,05).
Toussaint could be her emotions and not restrain when she knew that she had been placed for the world cup. “After my race, the tears came. It was such a relief,” she says on her Instagram page.
“I was so nervous for this race. I had the goal to myself in my first competition directly qualify for the world cup, but I did not expect that it would happen soon. It was so cool to be able to race. I wanted to give myself really like proofs and also especially enjoy.”
Junior Toussaint wants compensation after wrongful dopingverdenking
FINA withdrew case against Toussaint last week in
Last week Friday got Toussaint to hear that they no longer need to worry about a suspension. The international swimming federation FINA pulled when the dopingzaak against her, two days before a hearing would take place.
It was in november last year at the world cup in Beijing tested positive for the prohibited substance tulobuterol, but further research showed that positive tests are caused by a permitted medication that they used.
Toussaint hopes the FINA a compensation to enforce the fact that they are the last months is unjustly suspected of doping. She has a claim filed with the international swimming federation.
The world cup langebaanzwemmen found from 12 to 28 July in the South Korean Gwangju.