Sergey Baculinao: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
Russian athlete Sergey Bakulin, specializing in race walking, was an eight-year suspension for violating anti-doping rules. This was reported on the website of the anticorruption body Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
The period of Ineligibility Bakulina begins on April 3, 2019. Was also annulled all results 32-year-old Bakulin in the period from 20 may 2018 3 April 2019. In early April, he was suspended for suspected use of prohibited substances or prohibited method.
For Bakulina this disqualification was not the first. In January 2015, he was suspended for three years and two months. Also in March 2016 by decision of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) athlete was stripped of his title of world champion 2011.
In 2015, the IAAF suspended the activities of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla) due to systematic violations of doping rules. The disqualification has since been extended repeatedly. Because of this, all Russian athletes, in addition to the jumper in length Daria Kishineu, missed the Olympic games in 2016. Athletes from Russia is still forced to participate in an international competition under a neutral flag.
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