Jun 25, 2019
23-year old Brazilian sprinter Gabriel Santos has been flagged for a positive doping test, Brazil's Globo Sport is reporting. Santos swam on Brazil’s 400 free relay at the 2016 Olympic Games, the 2017 World Championships, and the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. That includes winning gold at Pan Pacs and silver at the World Championships.
He also swam in the 100 free individually for Brazil at the World Championships in 2017, placing 14th.
He was selected as part of the 2019 Brazilian roster to compete at both the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru and the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The swimming portion of the World Championships begin on July 21st, and the swimming portion of the Pan American Games starts on August 6th.