Independent Panel Issues Two-Year Suspension To U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Barnwell, For Doping Offense

March 3, 2010 USADA announced today that Val Barnwell, a Masters track and field athlete, has received a sanction for testing positive for a banned substance at the 2009 Masters World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Barnwell, 52, of Brooklyn, N.Y., tested positive for testosterone prohormones in a sample collected from him on August 3, 2009,…