The IOC disqualified for life four Russian skeleton racers

МОК пожизненно дисквалифицировал четырех российских скелетонистов

Elena Nikitina was stripped of the bronze of the Olympic games-2014 in Sochi

The IOC stripped Russian skeleton sliders Tretyakov and Nikitin gold and bronze Games in Sochi.

Commission of the International Olympic Committee stripped Russian skeleton sliders Alexander Tretyakov and Elena Nikitina of gold and bronze of the Olympic games-2014 in Sochi. They are also barred for life from participation in the Games because of a violation of anti-doping rules. This was reported on the official website of the IOC.

In addition, the IOC suspended for life skeletonised Russian Maria Orlova and Olga Potylitsina from performances at the Olympics and annulled the results of the Games in Sochi.

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Case of athletes was considered by the IOC on 6 November under the leadership of Denis Oswald.

After the report of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren was established two commissions to investigate the cases of doping.

The first Commission was headed by Denis Oswald, it checks samples of Russian athletes from the Games in Sochi. The second Commission was headed by Samuel Schmid, it checks the information about the alleged interference of the state in the anti-doping system in Russia.

Previously, the Commission has examined Oswald Affairs of the Russian skiers. As a result, Alexander Legkov was stripped of gold at a distance of 50 km. in addition, guilty of violating anti-doping rules was voted skier Evgeniy Belov, after which the Russian team lost to silver in the relay 4×10 km Later, the IOC was also convicted Russian skiers Alexei Petukhov, Maxim Vylegzhanin, Evgenia Shapovalova and Julia Ivanova anti-doping rule violation/ IOC annulled the results at the Olympic games 2014 in Sochi.

Earlier reported that Russia wins a world Cup stage on biathlon.

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