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IOC Disciplinary Commission meets on three doping cases


The IOC Disciplinary Commission, composed of Thomas Bach (Chairman), Denis Oswald and Gerhard Heiberg, met today in Lausanne (Switzerland) on three pending doping cases from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

The meeting was convened to deal with adverse analytical findings for Vadim DEVIATOVSKIY, Belarus, silver medallist in the menís hammer throw competition; Ivan TSIKHAN, Belarus, bronze medallist in the menís hammer throw competition; and Adam SEROCZYNSKI, Poland, who placed fourth in the menís kayak double (K2) 1000m event.

The IOC Disciplinary Commission gave the two Belarusian hammer throwers the opportunity to provide further information until 17 October 2008. The decision by the IOC Disciplinary Commission will be taken once this information has been analysed.

The decision concerning the Polish canoeist will be issued by the IOC Disciplinary Commission on 8 October 2008.


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