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June 10, 2016
2 Russian Olympic weightlifting medalists fail doping tests
Marina Shainova, quien ganó la plata en la categoría de 58 kilogramos, estaba entre los 10 medallistas rusos de Beijing que presuntamente dieron positivo el mes pasado en la repetición del análisis de las segundas muestras del Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI).
In this Saturday, April 10, 2010 file photo, Russia’s Nadezhda Evstyukhina successfully lifts a weight in the Women’s 75kg category, during the European Weightlift in Minsk, Belarus. Russian state news agency Tass says the “B” samples of two Russian women’s weightlifting medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics have come back positive for steroids. Marina Shainova, who won silver in the 58-kilogram class, and Nadezhda Evstyukhina, bronze medalist in the 75-kg division, were among 10 Russian medalists from Beijing who reportedly tested positive last month in IOC reanalysis of their stored samples.

The “B” samples of two Russian women’s weightlifting medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics have come back positive for steroids, Russian state news agency Tass reported on Tuesday.