Ukrainian weightlifting Federation a year removed from competition

The weightlifting Federation of Ukraine was suspended from competition for a period of one year. This decision was made by the international weightlifting Federation (IWF), the official website of the organization.

The IWF decided to remove a Federation of countries, which with the retesting doping samples from the Olympics in Beijing 2008 and London 2012, and found three more positive tests.

So, from the competition, except for Ukraine, suspended weightlifting Federation of Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Moldova, Kazakhstan and Turkey.

Among the tournaments that will miss the Ukrainian team – world Championships to be held in the American Anaheim in November–December of 2017.

In may the international Olympic Committee and World anti-doping Agency announced the re-checking «using the most modern methods of scientific analysis» samples taken from athletes at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012.

Among those caught for doping weightlifters after rechecking was bronze medalist of the London Olympics Yuliya Kalina from Ukraine and two Ukrainian medalist of the Olympic games 2008.

Ukrainian weightlifting Federation a year removed from competition 01.10.2017

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