Kazakh two-time Olympic champion deprived of gold medals

Kazakh two-time Olympic champion deprived of gold medals Banned substance revealed in samples of the sportsman
Individual sports
November 23, 2016 14:14
Kazakh two-time Olympic champion deprived of gold medals

Baku. 23 November. REPORT.AZ/ Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin was exposed to harsh punishment by International Olympic Committee.

Report informs, referring to Kazakhstan Olympic Committee’s official web site, 28-year-old sportsman has been deprived of gold medals won in 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.

Re-analyses of A and B samples of I.Ilyin were proven positive for banned substance. 

The Olympic Committee decided to deprive him of Olympic medals, and annul his results.

International Weightlifting Federation will decide on the term disqualification of the sportsman.

Notably, Nizami Pashayev represented Azerbaijan in Beijing-2008, Intigam Zairov in London; both sportsmen were tested positive for dopes. 

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