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IOC SANCTIONS TWO ATHLETES FOR FAILING ANTI-DOPING TEST AT BEIJING 2008

Jan 31, 2017

The IOC today announced that two athletes have been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. The details follow.

Nesta CARTER, 31, of Jamaica, competing in the men’s 4x100m relay event (round 1 and final) in which he and his teammates ranked 1st and for which they were awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. Re-analysis of Carter’s samples from Beijing 2008 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine. 

Tatiana LEBEDEVA, 40, of Russia, competing in the women’s triple jump event and the women’s long jump event in which she ranked 2nd and for which she was awarded a silver medal, has been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. Re-analysis of Lebedeva’s samples from Beijing 2008 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol).

 

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Source http://www.olympic.org