The international Olympic Committee (IOC) has deprived the Russian weightlifter Apti Aukhadov silver medals in the Olympic games in 2012 after rechecking the doping tests.
As reported by the press service of the IOC, re-analysis of samples of the athlete revealed the presence of prohibited substances turinabol and drostanolone.
Disciplinary Committee the IOC made the decision to cancel the result Aukhadov at the Games in 2012, where he became the second in weight category to 85 kg, and also instructed the International weightlifting Federation (IWF) to review the results of the Russians in other tournaments.
23-year-old native of Chechnya Auhadiev is also the world champion 2013, European champion 2013 and winner of the Universiade-2013 in Kazan.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) shall enforce sanctions on athlete – the return of the medal and the diploma which he was awarded in London.
Recall that the cross-checking of samples was carried out using new technological tools. In total, the results of two waves of trials were identified positive samples from the 98 Olympic team. The third and fourth waves of the rechecking will follow later.
Apti Auhadiev does not intend to challenge the decision of the IOC and plans to continue his sports career.
“There is no sense something to challenge. You can see what happens. I don’t have a team, there is no Federation, so to do something does not make sense. Of course I want to continue sports career. Now we need to see what will happen, how events will develop”, – said Auhadiev TASS.