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    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Ukrainian weightlifter Yulia Kalina was disqualified for doping use at the 2012 Olympic Games and was ordered to return the bronze medal, according to official statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday made a decision to disqualify Ukrainian weightlifter Yulia Kalina for doping use at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and ordered to return her bronze medal, the IOC said in a press release.

    "The IOC today announced that Yulia Kalina, 27, of Ukraine has been disqualified from the Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012 and ordered to return the bronze medal from the 58kg weightlifting event," the press release said.

    The repeated analysis of Kalina's samples from the London Olympics resulted in a positive test for the Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, also known as oral turinabol.

    The IOC also made the Ukrainian Olympic Committee responsible for the implementation of the decision.


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