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Olympian Aloyan Appeals Loss of Silver Medal Due To Drug Test

By Vadim Pushkin

Russian boxer Misha Aloyan has appealed the decision of the CAS to take away the silver medal he won in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to his lawyer Artem Patsev.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, issued a decision on the 8th of December to deprive Aloyan of silver medal from the 2016 games for doping.

In his sample taken during a competitive period of August 21, the testing agency found banned substance tuaminoheptane (commonly used as a nasal decongestant).

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The boxer's personal trainer Eduard Kravtsov had previously said that the athlete caught cold at the training camp in Sochi and took an allowed drop of the drug in the training process.

At the same time, during the consideration of CAS' case it revealed that Aloyan failed to execute documents regarding the therapeutic use exception, which in effect gave him no right to use the drug. The athlete said that the documents had to be issued by the team doctor Sergey Klyagin.

The boxer had a chronic stuffy nose. He was breathing well, but not through his nose. Whether or not he will win the appeal is a tough question. His lawyer believes the outcome is 50-50 of going in either direction, but the boxer's team expect the CAS to do everything possible to remove him from the medal.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yngwie on 12-31-2016

Aloyan was lucky to even get to the medal rounds.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 12-31-2016

These Russians just won't stop cheating. :nonono:

Comment by BOXING-SCRIBE on 12-30-2016

Russia should have its own olympics..its own boxing league..etc..all they do is cheat, scam, etc..

Comment by Uncle Rodge on 12-30-2016

Chronic stuffy nose is a uniquely Russian complaint.

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