Six Australian swimmers who admitted taking banned sleeping pills and playing pranks at a pre-Olympics training camp last year were on Friday fined and slapped with deferred suspensions.
Australian swimmer James Magnussen and members of Australia's much-hyped men's Olympic swim relay team leave a press conference after owning up to taking part in "stupid" pre-Games pranks, in Sydney, on February 22, 2013. Six swimmers, including Magnussen, were on Friday fined and slapped with deferred suspensions by Swimming Australia.
The sport's governing body Swimming Australia said the six-man 4x100m freestyle relay squad, who confessed to the medication and misbehaviour in February, had been formally investigated by an integrity panel.
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