Russia’s Doping Issues: Similarities in Women’s Figure Skating and Chinese “Horse Army” | FRIDAY DIGITAL

Russia’s Doping Issues: Similarities in Women’s Figure Skating and Chinese “Horse Army”

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Ms. Walieva and her coach, Mr. Eteri, who were suspected of doping.

The Beijing Olympics were rocked by a series of conflicts, including disqualifications and questionable decisions. In figure skating, the medal ceremony for the team competition was postponed.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took care of Japan’s provisional third place in the team competition and presented them with a commemorative gift. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a commemorative gift to the Japanese athletes who provisionally placed third in the team competition, but it is still unclear when the medal ceremony will be held.

The reason, of course, is the doping violation of 15-year-old Kamila Walieva, a representative of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC).

Although the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has approved her participation in the individual competition, there are reports that two other drugs (both of which are not banned substances) have been detected, and the future is uncertain. The future is uncertain.

In the individual competition, Alexandre Tursova of the ROC, who won the silver medal, refused to accept the congratulations of her coach, Eteri Tutbelidze, saying, “Everyone knows that I’m a good athlete. But silver medalist Alexandre Tursova of the ROC refused to accept the congratulations of her coach, Eteri Tutoberidze. Everyone knows! The situation is so serious that the video is still available.

The report that Waliwa’s side claimed that she used the same glass as her grandfather, who has a heart condition, as the reason for her positive test, is also being questioned.

Doctors and experts are saying it’s impossible and hard to believe. At the same time, the reason why the ROC used only Waliyeva for the SP (short program) and free skate of the team competition is also questionable. The ROC’s decision to use only Waliye in the SP (short program) and FS of the team competition has even led to speculation that the ROC may have feared that Anna Scherbakova (gold medalist) and Trusova (silver medalist) would be found guilty of doping violations.

The situation is likely to become more serious if it becomes an organization-wide scandal.

The first thing that comes to mind is China’s ‘horse corps. In 1993, the women’s track and field team led by coach Ma Shunren set a series of world records in long distance track and field. In particular, the women’s 3,000-meter world record has yet to be surpassed, and the third-place finishes have been set by the “Ma Clan.

The following year, in 1994, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) conducted a series of unannounced tests on the swimming team after the team was found to have been involved in systematic doping at the Hiroshima Asian Games. The IAAF has often tried to conduct unannounced tests, but the results have always been “negative. Wang Junxia won the gold medal in the women’s 5,000 meters at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in the United States,” said the sports newspaper desk.

However, just before the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the Chinese Olympic Committee removed 27 athletes, including Ma, from the national team.

However, just before the Sydney Olympics in 2000, the Chinese Olympic Committee removed 27 athletes, including the Ma team, from the national team, alleging that the entire organization was involved in doping. Coach Ma has been expelled from the track and field world, but even so, the fact that the doping allegations were against young girls is similar to Coach Eteri.

The doping scandal of the “horse corps” was rekindled in February 2004.

In February ’16, the “Ma Corps” doping scandal flared up again when the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) discovered a letter signed by former ace Wang Junxia and nine of her teammates confessing to systematic doping and launched a fact-finding mission, the South China Morning Post reported. It was right around the time when the track and field world was shaken by the systematic doping by Russia.

Mr. Wang’s sad words, “We are human beings, not machines. We are human beings, not machines, not livestock.” Wang’s heartbreaking cry, and the fact that the letter was dated March 28, 1995, made me realize the depth of the doping problem. I can’t help but feel that there’s a link between this and the words of silver medalist Trusova to her coach, “Everyone knows.

It seems to be hiding behind the Russian doping problem, but during the Beijing Olympics, the British team was disqualified and stripped of its silver medal in the men’s 400-meter relay at the Tokyo Olympics due to a doping violation by one of its members.

The International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced the ruling on August 18, which comes about six months after the final was held on August 6 last year. If the medal is confirmed for the figure skating team competition this time, it is expected to take even longer because Waliyeva is a minor.

In the women’s figure skating event, if it is found to be systematic doping, there is a possibility that the color of Kaori Sakamoto’s medal will be changed, as she has been on the podium for the first time in 12 years, since Mao Asada won the silver medal at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010.

The three girls on the ROC team are the students of coach Eteri Tutbelizé, as they are known as the Eteri team. It is said that some of the team staff were accompanied by people who were involved in doping in the past, so this is also noteworthy.

However, in some cases, it takes a long time for a doping violation to result in disqualification.

The Japanese men’s 400-meter relay team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics won Japan’s first men’s short-distance medal. Ten years later, the top-ranked team was found to have committed a doping violation, and in May of 2007, the team won a new silver medal.

The possibility of a double podium for the first time in Japan’s women’s figure skating history, with Kaori Sakamoto winning gold and Shinha Higuchi bronze, is not zero. However, it will be sad to see no Hinomaru or Kimigayo at the award ceremony.

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