Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title

Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title

Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title

The ban was back-dated to start on August 24, 2015. In addition, all of Savinova-Farnosova's results between July 26, 2010 and August 19, 2013, are disqualified, with any prizes, medals and prize and appearance money forfeited.

The 31-year-old, better known by her maiden name of Savinova, also loses her 2011 world outdoor title, 2013 world silver medal and 2010 European gold.

Jelimo who came to London with the world lead before running 1:57.59 for fourth having lost the initiative in the race over the last 50m will now be awarded as second Olympics medal following her 1:54.01 triumph in Beijing, China where she became the first Kenyan woman to win the top medal on the track.

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Caster Semenya of South Africa is line to be upgraded to 800m gold at both London 2012 and the 2011 World Championships in the South Korean city. Savinova was also stripped of the prizes and medals won between July 2010 and August 2013.

The Iaaf has said Russian Federation will not be allowed to compete at the world championships in London this year because there are still major problems in its anti-doping system.

"The CAS acted as first instance decision-making authority for this matter, substituting for (the Russian Athletic Federation) which was suspended at the time the matter was ready to be adjudicated (and which remains suspended)", the statement continued.

On Tuesday, the Iaaf council unanimously upheld Russia's suspension.

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