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Russian race walker Yelena Lashmanova banned for two years
Lashmanova is a winner of gold in London when she defeated compatriot Olga Kaniskina. Lashmanova is a famous personality. However, after she used prohibited substances. Thus, she won’t be a part of any games. She will be deprived of her 2012 Olympics gold medal in the 20-km race. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) reported on Monday. Plus, it was reported that charges were based on Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) data. Together with the evidence provided by Richard McLaren.
“Russian race walker Yelena Lashmanova has been banned for two years, starting 9 March 2021, for the use of prohibited substances. Also, the violation of World Athletics anti-doping rules,” the AIU said in a statement.
“Lashmanova has accepted the sanction proposed by the AIU. Thus, she is set to lose gold medals from the women’s 20-km race walk event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Plus 2013 World Athletics Championships in Moscow.”