The Russian coach of Race Walking disqualified for life
The former coach of the Russian national race walking Victor Chegin life away from work . The decision on disqualification approved All-Russian Athletics Federation. Chegin led Olympic Training Center of the Republic of Mordovia in race walking, and also worked with the Russian national team athletes.
As reported by TASS, Chegin was found guilty of violation of 2.8. « The introduction or attempted administration of a prohibited substance to any athlete, or use or attempt to use against him a prohibited method or other assistance related to the violation or attempted violation of anti-doping rules” and p .2.9. « Complicity” All-Russian anti-doping regulations in force in 2009-2015. The decision on the guilt of the coach was taken RUSADA in February. VFLA approved agency’s decision on his disqualification.
The investigation in respect Chegin was begun in 2014. In January 2015, for the use of illicit drugs disqualified five known Russian walkers – Olga Kaniskina Sergey Kirdyapkin Valery Borchin, Sergey Bakulin Vladimir Kanaykin. All of them are trained in Saransk in Chegin.
As a result of the scandal that broke out in athletics, in the resigned head coach of the Russian national team in athletics Valentin Maslakov and president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation Valentin Balakhnichev.
In February 2015, disciplinary proceedings against Chegin opened the IAAF. In July, he was suspended from work in the Russian national team and the Olympic Training Center, and then announced his retirement.
In September last year of doping were caught six more Russian walkers. Among them – the World Championship silver medalist in 2013, Mikhail Ryzhov and European champion 2014 Elmira Alembekova. Also on the use of illicit drugs captured bronze medalists of the championship of Europe in 2014, Ivan Noskov and Denis Strelkov, the former world champion among juniors Vera Sokolova and European champion in 2010, Stanislav Emelyanov. All six were also Olympic Training Center named Victor Chegin.
On the eve of Sergei Kirdyapkin, Olga Kaniskina, Sergey Bakulin, Valery Borchin and Vladimir Kanaykin and runner Yulia Zaripov were stripped of medals of the Olympic Games and the world championships in connection with allegations of doping. The decision was made on Thursday by the court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.
Sergey Kirdyapkin stripped of the gold medal of the Olympic Games 2012 in London, at a distance of 50 km. Champion will be announced on the Australian Jared Tallent. CAS has decided to annul all results Kirdyapkin from 20 August 2009 to 15 October 2012..
Olga Kaniskina on the CAS decision is devoid of silver at the London Olympics at a distance of 20 km and Gold 2010 European Championships in Barcelona the same kind of program. These awards will be given, respectively, the Chinese woman and the Russian woman Tseyan Shentsze Anicet Kirdyapkin (Sergey Kirdyapkin wife). Kaniskina annulled all the results from August 15, 2009 to October 15, 2012-th.
Sergey Bakulin robbed of victory in the 2011 World Championships in Daegu at a distance of 50 km. Champion announced another Russian Denis Nizhegorodova. Jared Tallent get silver. Valery Borchin stripped of gold in Berlin 2009 World Championships and 2011 in Daegu on 20 kilometrovke. His medals, respectively, will receive Chinese Wang Hao and Colombian Luis Lopez.
At Vladimir Kanaikina otborali silver World Cup 2011 on the “twenty”. The award will receive a Chinese Wang Zhen. Zaripov will have to part with the gold medal of the World Cup-2011 at a distance of 3000 m steeplechase. The winner will be announced runner from Tunisia Habib mushrooms.
The decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne on deprivation Russian walkers medals of the Olympic Games and world championships can not be disputed. This was stated by the lawyer-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) Artem Patsev.