CAS dismisses appeal of Artur Taimazov

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by Uzbekistani wrestler Artur Taimazov against the decision issued by the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) dated 31 March 2017.

Accordingly, the IOC Disciplinary Commission decision in which Artur Taimazov was found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation (turinabol and stanozolol) at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games is confirmed and Artur Taimazov is disqualified from the Men’s 96-120 kg freestyle wrestling event in which he won the gold medal.

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