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Two Postive Tests From 2019 Pan American Championships

The IWF has revealed that samples from two athletes at the Pan American Championships in April tested positive for the anabolic steroid boldenone. Luis Coca Sierra (Dominica) finished fourth in the men’s +109 Category with a 380 total. It was the twenty-five-year old’s first international competition. Tania Mascorro Osuna (Mexico) took the bronze medal in …

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41 Lifters Barred From Europeans

InsideTheGames are reporting that forty-one athletes have been barred from competing at the 2019 European Weightlifting Championships due to them failing to complete whereabouts requirements. This sounds like a similar issue to that which led to over seventy athletes being unable to compete at the 2018 World Championships. All international weightlifters have to provide information …

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Valentin Hristov with and without an Olympic bronze medal

Valentin Hristov Loses 2012 Bronze Due To Failed Retest

Azerbaijan’s 2012 Bronze medalist in the men’s 56 kg category will be stripped of his medal and likely banned for life after reanalysis of his samples from the London Olympics showed the presence of turinabol. This means Azerbaijan loses the only Olympic medal it has held in weightlifting. Hristov is already banned until 2023 after …

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Kazakhstan to Beg IOC to Allow Them More 2020 Slots

InsideTheGames are reporting that Kazakhstan weightlifting officials will meet with representatives of the International Olympic Committee to ask them to allow additional Kazakh weightlifters to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Kazakhstan is currently limited to a maximum of just one male and one female weightlifter in Tokyo due to their poor anti-doping record. See …

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International Athletes – Get Your Whereabouts In!

The deadline for submitting whereabouts information for the second quarter of 2019 is 31 March. This applies to all athletes in the International Registered Testing Pool (IRTP) – over 300 athletes. Other athletes who want to take part in international competitions also have to submit whereabouts information, for two months prior to most competitions and …

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