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Russian bronze medallist found guilty of doping

IOC - International Olympic Committee

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday (February 22) that Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium.

CAS said that the Olympic Athletes from Russia mixed doubles curling team, who won bronze at the Games, had been disqualified from the competition.

The athlete, who won the medal with his wife, had accepted a provisional suspension beyond the period of the Games, it said.