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AKIPRESS.COM - Almas Uteshov, 28, of Kazakhstan, competing in the men’s 94kg weightlifting event in which he ranked 7th and for which he was awarded a diploma, has been disqualified from the Olympic Games London 2012, the International Olympic Committee said.
Re-analysis of Uteshov’s samples from London 2012 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol) and stanozolol.
The IOC Disciplinary Commission, composed for this case of Mr Denis Oswald (Chairman), Mrs Gunilla Lindberg and Mr Ugur Erdener, decided the following:
Athlete Almas Uteshov:
is found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to the IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (presence and/or use of Prohibited Substances or its Metabolites or Markers in an athlete’s bodily specimen);
is disqualified from the men’s 94kg weightlifting event in which he participated upon the occasion of the Olympic Games London 2012, in which he ranked 7th and for which he was awarded a diploma,
has the diploma obtained in the men’s 94kg weightlifting event withdrawn and is ordered to return the same.
The IWF is requested to modify the results of the above-mentioned event accordingly and to consider any further action within its own competence.
The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall ensure full implementation of this decision.
The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall notably secure the return to the IOC, as soon as possible, of the diploma awarded in connection with the men’s 94kg weightlifting event to the Athlete.
This decision enters into force immediately.