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Cheating does not pay — Friday, the Boston Athletic Association removed seventh-place female Lyubov Denisova of Russia from the 2007 Boston Marathon results because she failed an out-of-competition drug test (elevated testosterone level and positive test for Prostanozol) conducted on March 20, 2007.

Denisova now faces a two-year ban from competition. But the women who finished behind her will receive extra prize money from moving up in the results.