The skeleton racers of Russia were deprived of their medals and banned for life from participating in the Olympics

The skeleton racers of Russia were deprived of their medals and banned for life from participating in the Olympics

Today, November 22, the international Olympic Committee (IOC) published a new decision of the Commission Oswald of forensic medical examinations of the Olympic games in Sochi in 2014.

According to the results of examinations of the anti-doping disciplinary Commission, the IOC decided to deprive of medals Russian athletes, two-seater Elena Nikitina and Alexander Tretyakov. At the Olympic games in Sochi, they won, respectively, gold and bronze.

The skeleton racers of Russia were deprived of their medals and banned for life from participating in the Olympics

In addition, Nikitin, and Tretyakov, as well as two of skeletonitch, Maria Orlova and Olga Potylitsina, barred for life from participation in Competitions. In Moka added that over the next few weeks will be another hearing concerning other athletes.

Recall, after the report of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren, has been created two commissions.

The Commission, chaired by Denis Oswald re-evaluates sample doping of Russian athletes in Sochi. The Commission, chaired by Samuel Schmid – information about the possible involvement of Russian intelligence services in the anti-doping system.

Previously, medals have lost several Russian skiers, including gold and silver of the Sochi Olympics.

In December the results of the checks of the Executive Committee of the IOC will decide about the participation of Russian athletes at the Olympic winter games in South Korea.

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