Two Russian Olympians retroactively accused of doping

Natalia Antukh Dmitry Medvedev presents Andrew Silnowo the order of Friendship Natalia Antukh
Antonio Olmedo / Flickr Dmitry Medvedev presents Andrew Silnowo the order of Friendship
the Press service of the President of Russia

Olympic Champions from Russia Natalia Antyukh and Andrew Silnov suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs on the basis of the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren.

this was announced by the Independent authority on the integrity of athletics (AIU). It is noted that the final decision on the status of athletes will take the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Natalia Antyukh won gold at London 2012 in the women’s 400 meters hurdles, as it has a silver and bronze in Athens-2004. Jumper in height Andrey Silnov excelled at the Olympic Games in 2008 and Athens.

on the basis of the report of McLaren in the use of illegal drugs are suspected European champion in the hammer throw Oksana Kondratyeva and runner Yelena Soboleva.

Silnov who retired in 2018, has previously received a notification about suspicions in the address from AIU, established by the International Association of athletics federations.

In connection with these charges he voluntarily resigned as first Vice-President of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla).

Antoh previously backLa MOK silver Olympic games 2012.