The world Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has registered violations during the 2015 World Weightlifting Championship held in Houston, USA.
The doping tests of 24 weightlifters made by WADA have showed positive results.
The 2015 silver medalist at 77kg, Northern Korea’s Kim Kwang Song, has also been in the list and due to his disqualification Andranik Karapetyan has been bestowed the world bronze medal in the double-event of 363kg. The Armenian weightlifter captured a bronze medal in the snatch but placed 4th in the double-event.
It should be noted that the same result was also registered by world silver medalist, Egyptian Mohamed Ahmed Mahmoud who was lighter than Karapetyan by the personal weight. At the championship the winners title was taken by Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov (a total of 372kg).
ANOC press service
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