MOSCOW, Russia, July 25 – International sports federations and Russia’s Olympic Committee on Monday began to announce the Russian competitors who will be sidelined from the Rio Games over past doping offences.
The announcements come one day after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would be up to sports federations to determine which Russians are eligible to compete in Rio.
In addition to the 67 track and field athletes banned from international competition by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), here is a preliminary list of ten Russian competitors who have been sidelined from Rio:
– Swimming –
– Yulia Efimova, 24, bronze medal winner in the 200-metre breaststroke at the 2012 London Games. Four-time world champion.
– Vladimir Morozov, 24, won bronze in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the 2012 London Games.
– Nikita Lobintsev, 27, won bronze in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the 2012 London Games, won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
– Mikhail Dovgalyuk, 21, 4x200m freestyle relay
– Natalia Lovtsova, 28, 50m freestyle
– Anastasia Krapivina, 21, marathon swimmer
– Daria Ustinova, 17, won bronze at the 2013 world championships
– Weightlifting –
– Tatiana Kashirina, won silver at the 2012 London Games
– Anastasia Romanova, 24, won bronze at the 2015 world championships
– Freestyle wrestling –
– Viktor Lebedev, 28, two-time world champion