MOSCOW: Russian Olympic weightlifter Ruslan Albegov has been suspended for having probably violated anti-doping guidelines, the Worldwide Weightlifting Federation (IWF) stated on Monday.
The IWF stated Albegov, who gained bronze on the 2012 London Video games within the males’s +one hundred and five kg occasion, was provisionally suspended for “use or tried use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or a prohibited technique”, with out offering additional element.
Russia is one among 9 nations at present on a one-yr ban from worldwide weightlifting competitions over doping on the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.Different banned nations embrace China, Turkey and Ukraine.
The IWF final yr barred Russia’s weightlifting group from the Rio Olympics over repeated doping offences.Russia’s participation in subsequent yr’s winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is now in limbo over investigations by the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) on the alleged tampering of Russian athletes’ samples by laboratory and safety officers on the 2014 Sochi Video games.
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