Russian wrestler stripped of silver in the world Championships 2017 because of doping

Alexander Chirkin. Photo:

Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Alexander Chirkin stripped of the silver medal in the weight category up to 75 kg at the world championship 2017 in Paris, said the President of Federation of wrestling of Russia (FSBR) Mikhail Mamiashvili.

According to him, in a doping sample 31-year-old athlete was found a prohibited substance contained in the medicine to recover from injury.

Positive was the sample taken at the world Championships in Paris, – quotes “R-Sport” words Mamiashvili.

– The guy had a severe spinal injury, was injured in the knee joint.

He has seriously been renovated a couple of years in hospitals and rehabilitation.

Somewhere in the complex of these measures to restore or not registered therapeutic exception, or something else.

It’s our terrible lack of discipline. Of course, you can find extreme, but at the forefront should be put his own personal lack of discipline.

All have to answer. With a world championship medal, of course, had to say goodbye.


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