Dopingskandalen in connection with the winter OLYMPICS in Sochi in 2014 now costs four Russian bobslædekørere a long quarantine.
Among the four is Alexander Zubkov, who had the honor of carrying the Russian tab into the olympic stadium in Sochi during the indmarchen.
Zubkov has already been cancelled its performance at the games, but are missing, according to The International Olympic Committee (IOC) to continue to deliver its two gold medals.
in addition to Zubkov is the hammer fall of Alexander Kasyanov, Aleksei Pushkarev and Ilvir Khuzin.
the Quartet has been two years in the quarantine of The International Bobsleigh and Skeletonforbund and is thus blocked to december 2020.
Thus connect the associated a previous decision of sportsdomstolen CAS, which has ruled that the four were part of an organized dopingprogram during the games, where the positive tests were replaced with clean.
the Quarantine applies not only to participation in the competitions, but also all other features of the sport. For Zubkov it means that he is not allowed to perform his duties as president of the Russia's Bobslædeforbund.
the Case is complicated, however, by a judgment of the court of Moscow, in the autumn stated that CAS decisions are not applicable in Russia. Therefore, the 44-year-old Zubkov has so far been able to be seated in the præsidentsædet.
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