Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov has been stripped of his Rio Olympics weightlifting gold medal and banned for eight years on costs of utilizing a doping technique.
The now 28-year-old gained the underneath 77kg class Olympic gold in 2016 with a then world document clear and jerk raise of 214kg.
However on Tuesday sport’s high courtroom CAS dominated that Rahimov had substituted his urine on 4 events which they deemed use of a prohibited technique.
They banned him for eight years ranging from January
2021, and cancelled all his outcomes from March 2016 to and together with January 2021.
This included forfeiture of any medals.