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IOC disqualified Russian bobsledder Voyevoda for life-term

Source : 112 Ukraine

Voyevoda won two gold medals in the two-man and four-man competitions in Sochi Olympics in 2014
12:56, 19 December 2017

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to disqualify Aleksey Voyevoda, the Russian bobsledder for the life-term due to the violation of the anti-doping rules as the website of the IOC reported.

Related: IOC strips Russian skier of his honors at 2014 Winter Olympics

Voyevoda won two gold medals in the two-man and four-man competitions along with Alexander Zubkov in Sochi Olympics in 2014. Earlier both medals were confiscated from Russia due to the disqualification of Zubkov.

Related: IOC plans to impose new sanctions against Russian athletes because of doping

As we reported Russia was suspended from participation in 2018 Winter Olympics. Moreover, Russian athletes allowed to perform at the forthcoming Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang cannot put any national symbols or the word ‘Russia’ on their uniforms – for the whole event’s period. 

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