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TAS withdraws Olympic medal from Russian boxer

TAS withdraws Olympic medal from Russian boxer

The bronze and silver medals won respectively by the Romanian weightlifter Gabriel Sincraian and the Russian boxer Misha Aloian in Rio 2016, were withdrawn this Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport after committing anti-doping rule violations during the Olympic competition.

The TAS (for its acronym in French) reported in a statement that Sincraian and Alojan tested positive for anti-doping tests for “unspecified prohibited substances” by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), for which they were withdrawn. the bronze and silver medals won at the 2016 Rio Olympics, respectively, in the 85-kilogram weightlifting category and the 52-kilogram boxing.

In the case of the Romanian, he was found positive in an exogenous testosterone test after a post-event test on August 12, while the Russian tested positive for Tuaminoheptan, a stimulant that is also prohibited by WADA, during the doping control to which he was subjected on the 21st of that month. EFE

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