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Three athletes from Russia were disqualified for anti-doping rule violations.

MOSCOW, March 23 – RIA Novosti. Officially the All-Russian Athletics Federation (VFLA) area Discus thrower Bogdan Pishchalnikov, shot putter Maxim Sidorov and javelin thrower Alexei Tovarnov have been disqualified for anti-doping rule violations, according to data from the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory (LIMS).

Pishchalnikov has participated in two Olympic Games (2008, 2012) and seven-time champion of Russia (2005, 2007-2012). Thanks to Sidorov, he won the Russian Championship (2009, 2011-2013, 2015), as well as the indoor champion of Russia (2010-2013). Tovarnov – silver (2012, 2013) and bronze (2006, 2015) medalists of the Russian Championship.

Pishchalnikov and Tovarnov were disqualified for four years and Sidorov for three years for using or attempting to use a prohibited substance or method.

Also, the results of Pishchalnikov (for the period July 15, 2012 – March 20, 2023), Sidorov (July 15, 2012 – July 3, 2017) and Tovarnov (July 4, 2012 – March 20, 2023), including the withdrawal of all medals, points and awards.

In addition, the ARAF has canceled the results of hammer thrower Igor Vinichenko from 15 July 2012 to 19 February 2013, including the withdrawal of all medals, points and prizes, due to the use or attempted use of a prohibited substance or method. he did. The athlete has three wins at the Russian Championship (2007, 2008, 2010). In early 2013, the ARAF suspended Vinichenko for two years (2013-2015) due to a positive doping test.

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