Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) disqualified for life 11 Russian athletes participating in the Olympic games in Sochi in 2014 and took two medals. About it reports a press-service of the IOC.

“We have 11 athletes are denied the right to be accredited in any capacity for all teams of the summer Olympic games and winter Olympic games”, – stated in the message.

The decision taken by the Commission, headed by Denis Oswald, after a series of investigations.

In the sanctions list includes: bobsleigh Maxim Belugin and Lyudmila Dobkin, hockey players Anna Shchuchkin and Tatiana Burin, skiers Alexander Bessmertnykh, Nikita Kryukov and Natalia Matveeva, Luge Tatyana Ivanova and albert Demchenko and skaters Ivan Skobrev and Artem Kuznetsov.

It is noted that their results were annulled, and Ivanova and Demchenko lost silver medals in the Luge.

It is also said that 46 reviewed all open cases at the Olympics in Sochi, and given the fact that there continues to be a re-inspection, the IOC have warned of the possibility of opening new cases.

It is worth Recalling that the Commission Oswald annulled the results at the Games in Sochi and suspended for life from participation in the Olympics has 43 Russian athlete, three cases were closed with the acquittal.

Earlier, according to the results of the investigation of doping, the IOC has suspended Russia from participating in the Olympic winter games held in South Korea in 2018. Russian athletes agreed to participate in the Olympics in Pyeongchang under a neutral flag.

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The IOC suspended for life from the Olympics 11 athletes from Russia 23.12.2017

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