'Very Anxious' Brittney Griner Faces Drug Allegations in Russia

BY: Shikha Yadav

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She was sentenced in August on drug-related charges, and the American two-time Olympian is contesting it.

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Griner was previously found guilty of allegedly bringing hashish oil-filled vape cartridges into Russia.

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She is "very mentally tough and has a champion's character," according to Griner's attorneys.

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The nine-year prison term in a Russian labor camp would then remain in effect.

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They went on to say that she is under a lot of stress and has been separated 

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from her loved ones for more than eight months.

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Curry wore a Tu Marti shirt with a green number when hosting the ESPY Awards in July.

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Curry stated that because 243 days have passed since the cleaners in Russia were unfairly imprisoned,

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