Ukrainian Lifter stripped of Olympic gold

  • Ukrainian weight lifter Oleksiy Torokhity was stripped of his 2012 Olympic gold medal for doping, the International Olympic committee announced.
  • The 33-year-old, who triumphed in the 105kg division, was disqualified after a re-analysis of his urine sample revealed a positive test for testosterone. Torokhity has been banned for two years.
  • At the 2012 event, Iran’s Navab Nasirshelal had take silver with Poland’s Bartlomiej Bonk winning bronze.
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