Posing as a Ukrainian Russian runner was disqualified for 12 years


www.vsyako.netPhoto: home of Ksenia Savina in “Vkontakte”

Russian runner Ksenia Savina disqualified for 12 years for anti-doping rule violation. Suspension is valid from 6 may, according to the website of the all-Russian athletics Federation.

Along with Savina perpetrator be her husband and the trainer — Alexey Savin. He was suspended for four years.

In may 2018 doping test Savina gave a positive result. In the fall, it was removed from the competition. During the suspension the athlete has used the passport of a Ukrainian sportswoman Galina Boxers] who retired eight years ago and has performed in international competitions under her name.

Until 2014, Savina played for the national team of Ukraine, but then changed sports citizenship in the Russian. In 2017 in the championship of Russia in athletics, the athlete became the bronze medalist in the 800 meters.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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