Paralympic athletes banned and fined for doping offences

Monday, 24 September 2012

Three Paralympic powerlifting athletes tested positive for human growth hormones prior to the London Paralympic games. The athletes, two from Russia and one from Georgia, were tested as part of the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) most efficient and effective testing regime ever implemented at a Paralympic games. Each athlete has received a two year ban and £1200 fine for the offences.

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