A runner who was disqualified from the Olympic trials blames a burrito for failing a drug test. According to Ms Houlihan, the outcome was caused by a pork burrito she had at a food truck in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Belga/AFP via Getty Images
Did a burrito really cause me to fail a drug test?
We came to the conclusion that a burrito purchased and consumed around 10 hours before the drug test from an actual Mexican food truck that offers pig offal near my home in Beaverton, Oregon, was the most plausible reason, she stated in her letter.
Did a pork Burrito cause a positive test for steroids in runners?
- Ralph Ellis is the author of this piece.
- The 16th of June, 2021 — According to one of the country’s best runners, eating a pork burrito was most likely the reason of her positive steroid test, which resulted in her being barred from racing in the United States Olympic trials.
- Shelby Houlihan, 28, represented the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- She owns the American records for the 1,500- and 5,000-meter events.
What happened to Shelby Houlihan’s Burrito?
Despite the fact that Shelby Houlihan claims she ordered a carne asada burrito, which is a beef burrito, she believes she consumed the nandrolone as a result of having consumed pig offal at the restaurant. As a result, she claimed that the burritos had been contaminated.
Why did Shelby Houlihan eat nandrolone?
Josh Levin (Josh Levin Productions): It wasn’t long after hearing about the story that I began bugging David about how ludicrous the whole thing seemed to me. Despite the fact that Shelby Houlihan claims she ordered a carne asada burrito, which is a beef burrito, she believes she consumed the nandrolone as a result of having consumed pig offal at the restaurant.