Disqualification for a year received nine federations, including Ukraine.
The international weightlifting Federation (IWF) has suspended weightlifting Federation of Ukraine and the Federation of eight countries for one year for doping violations.
The decision was taken by the IWF Executive Committee in Bucharest, it will take effect in mid-October. In addition to Ukraine suspended Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, China, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey and Moldova.
“The Executive Committee today unanimously decided that national federations, who have at least three anti-doping rule violation after rechecking of samples of athletes from the Games in 2008 and 2012, should be suspended for one year. Currently, this Federation of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine”, – stated in the message.
Because of the removal of the national team of Ukraine will not be able to participate in the world Championships in 2017, which will be held from 28 November to 5 December in the us city of Anaheim.
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