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Beijing Olympic heptathlete silver medalist banned for life
  • August 31st, 2008

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Ukrainian heptathlete Lyudmila Blonska who recently earlier this month, won a silver at Beijing Olympics was stripped of her medal and banned for life from competing by her association, the Ukrainian athletics federation (UAF), after found testing positive at the Olympic Games for anabolic steroid on August 17th

Then she was kicked out if the games by the IOC and removed from the long jump final where she had qualified.

IOC now seeks an even more stiffer sanctions from the IAAF as this was her second time failing a drug test

Blonska once served a two year dope ban after testing positive in 2003 for the anabolic steroid stanozolol.

She came back to competition in 2005 July and qualified for the Beijing Games

Now the Beijing silver will go to American Hyleas Fountain and fourth finisher Russian Tatiana Chernova will get bronze

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Posted by Uncle Sha.
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