The international Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the punishment of the 12 athletes who fail re-check the doping tests of the 2012 Games in London. As reported in the press release, among the offenders four Russians.

In particular, a prohibited substance turinabol four years later was discovered at gold medalist Yulia Zaripova, who won in run on 3000 metres with obstacles, and weightlifters Andrew Demanova, Alexander Ivanov and Natalia Zabolotnaya. Olympic athletes ‘ results cancelled.

Zaripova deprived of the title of the Olympic champion, Ivanov and Zabolotnaya – silver. Athletes are required to submit to the IOC the medals. Demanova don’t have to pass, as in London, he was the fourth.

Note that positive samples of Demanova, Ivanov and Zabolotnaya has become known in July, then this information was published by the international Federation of weightlifting.

Zaripova was suspended with the annulment of the Olympic results in January of last year. In March 2016, this decision confirmed the court of arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.

In addition to the Russians, turinabol during revalidation were discovered in a number of athletes, most of them representing the former Soviet Union.

Recall that the results of the two waves rechecking doping tests the latest methods in recent months, the IOC retroactively deprived the Russian national team a dozen medals of the Games in 2008 and 2012. Most of the athletes caught turinabol. The third and fourth waves of revalidation is expected later.



The IOC has deprived Russia of another three medals of London 2012 22.11.2016

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