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Chicherova loses final bronze medal of the 2008 Olympic Games

The Anna Chicherova will from now on never be able to claim an olympic medal won on the Olympic Games of 2008 in Beijing. The Russian lost her appeal to the International Sporttribunaal (TAS) in Lausanne.

Chicherova won a bronze medal in the high jump at the Olympishce Games in 2008 in Beijing, but in the re-test of its preserved dopingstalen was use of anabolic steroids has been discovered. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took showing her medal, which Chicherova appeal went in the BAG. That rejects her appeal now.

Our compatriot Tia Hellebaut took at that time gold in the high jump in Beijing. Chicherova captured four years later, at the Games in London, gold in the high jump. That medal still stands.

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