The disqualification of the Russian athlete brought Ukraine’s three gold medals

Дисквалификация российского биатлониста принесла Украине три золотые медали

Suspended Russian biathlete Alexander Pechenkina brings Ukraine 3 wins in relay races after the fact.

In particular, the gold in the men’s relay Championship of the season 2014/2015 (Artem Tishchenko, Sergei Semenov, Artem prima, Dmitry Pidruchny). Then, just 14 seconds separated our team from the first place, but now, after four years, it is rightfully Ukrainian men, according to the website

One more gold (but already six years ago) is cautioned by the Ukrainian national team in mixed relay in the 2012/2013 season at the IBU Cup in ridnaun-Val Ridanna (Jan Bondar, Inna Suprun, novel, prima, Oleg Berezhnoy).

And the third relay race where disqualification Pechenkina took the Russians unfairly mined gold is mixed relay at the winter Universiade 2013 in Trentino (Iryna Varvynets, IANA Bondar, Vitaliy Kilchytskyy, Dmitry Pidruchny).

Together, the Ukrainian team instead of three second places now has three wins and, respectively, the gold medal in a moneybox of the national team. While for 2 gold medals instead of silver appears in the asset, Dmitry Improvised and Yana Bondar.

On Tuesday, June 25, the international biathlon Union reported a 4-year disqualification Pechenkina and Alexander Chernyshov. Athletes were found guilty of aggravated, because I had participated in an organized doping scheme. The IBU decided that any achievement Pechenkina in the period from January 7 2012 to January 6, 2016 shall be forfeited. In this part of the period of Ineligibility Pechenkina will be counted from November 5, 2018, when the veteran was suspended from participation in competitions.