Seven Russian athletes disqualified for doping in one day


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Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) on its website announced the suspension of seven athletes. All of them received punishment for violation of anti-doping rules.

From the sports activities were suspended volleyball player Paul frost (18 months from 12 November 2018), basketball player Pavel Metelev (three months starting from 18 March 2019), weightlifters Anastasia Nemtseva (four years starting from 12 October 2018), Sarmat Gazzaev (18 months, beginning October 4, 2018), Oleg Agacik (four years, starting with 26 Dec 2018), skier Sergey Korsakov (four years, starting from September 4, 2018), the cyclist Tatiana Panina (six months, starting from may 17, 2018).

On 2 July it was reported that the World anti-doping Agency (WADA) has created a pool of 298 Russian athletes suspected of violating anti-doping rules. Information about the athletes was obtained from the results of the analysis of the database of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

Data transmission laboratory was one of the conditions for maintaining the status of RUSADA, which was reinstated in September 2018. Experts WADA had access to it in January 2019.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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