Pessoa Horse Positive on Olympic Medication Tests

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The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has received notification of an additional doping/medication case at the 2008 Olympic Games. A test carried out on Rufus, mount of Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil, following the individual show jumping final revealed an A sample that tested positive for the banned substance nonivamide, part of the capsaicinoid family. This is classified as a "doping"

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