Skier Alexander Legkov also lost gold in the marathon at 50 km
– The international Olympic Committee decided to deprive the Russian skiers, “silver” the Olympic games 2014 games in Sochi in the relay 4×10 km due to the anti-doping rule violation by Alexander of the Automobile, the press service of the IOC.
Thus, in addition to a silver medal in the relay, Russia loses the gold medal of the passenger cars in the race at a distance of 50 km.
Earlier Wednesday it was reported that the Commission of the International Olympic Committee, under the leadership of Denis Oswald, has decided to disqualify the life of Alexander the passenger cars and Yevgeny Belov. Also the cancellation of subject results skiers, in particular, the gold medal of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi passenger cars.
As reported “Interfax” the President of Federation of ski races of Russia Elena Vyalbe said that the decision of the IOC will be appealed. Later the lawyer of Christoph the athletes Wiseman announced that the decision on appeal will be filed “no later than tomorrow.”
In December 2016 international ski Federation (FIS) has temporarily suspended passenger cars, Belova and Alexei Petukhov, Maxim Vylegzhanin, Yevgeny Shapovalov and Yulia Ivanova on the results of the expert report of Richard McLaren.