Russian biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov has become an Olympic champion 2014 in the national team of Russia, found guilty of violating anti-doping rules. The Russian was disqualified. In addition, Ustyugov will now be obliged to return the gold medal of the Sochi Olympics.
On the disqualification of the Russian athlete told TASS. Ustyugov is accused of using illegal substances. All the results shown Ustyugov in the period from 27 Aug 2013 to end of season 2013/14 will be cancelled. Recall that 33-year-old athlete had retired in 2016.
Therefore, Russia lost the first place in the medal standings of the Olympic games-2014 in Sochi.