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Japanese short-tremist K. Saito escaped punishment for a positive doping test, which he passed during the winter Olympic games in 2018. It is reported by Insidethegames.
Saito was the first athlete at the Games in 2018, caught doping. In his analysis discovered diuretic. Court of arbitration for sport (CAS) ruled that the drug was ingested short-tremist accident and the fault of the athlete in an event is extremely small.
The Japanese came to the Olympics in the status of the reserve for the relay team in the race for five kilometers. After the discovery of his body a prohibited drug, Saito volunteered to leave the Olympic village and take temporary disqualification.
At the Games in Pyeongchang, the coalition was also caught Russian curler Alexander krushelnitsky, who, together with Anastasia Bryzgalova won a bronze medal in singles doubles. In its doping sample were found traces of Meldonium. In December krushelnitsky received a four-year suspension, he and his partner were deprived of Olympic medals.
Video, photo All from Russia.