Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Olympics: IOC bans Five more Russians for life over Sochi Doping


Five more Russian competitors from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including two gold medallists, have been banned for life over anti-doping rule violations by International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Dmitrii Trunenkov and Aleksei Negodailo, both in the gold-medal winning four-man bobsleigh team, plus biathlon relay silver medalists Yana Romanova and Olga Vilukhina, who also won silver in the 7.5 kilometers event. Sergei Chudinov, who came fifth in the men's individual skeleton, was also disqualified for doping breaches. 

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS Clerk  Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Headquarters of IOC- Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • The 2020 Summer Olympics held in- Tokyo (Japan) in 2020.
  • President of IOC- Thomas Bach.
Source- All India Radio (AIR) News


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