The international Olympic Committee announced new sanctions against Russian athletes, with the result that Russia lost the victory in the medal standings home of the winter Olympics in Sochi.
The Commission the IOC under the leadership of Denis Oswald said four Russian athletes guilty of violating anti-doping rules. Results bobbers Alexander Zubkov and Olga Stulneva and skaters Olga Fatkulinoy and Alexander Rumyantsev at the 2014 Olympics cancelled and the above Quartet of barred for life from participation in the Olympic games.
Thus, Russia took another three medals, including two gold. Zubkov at the Olympics in Sochi became the Olympic champion in the races of twos and fours, and Fatkulina was second in the 500-meter distance.
In the result of doping scandal Russia has six medals. In addition to Alexander Zubkov and his teammates of status of the Olympic champion lost skeleton Alexander Tretyakov and skier Alexander Legkov, the gold which went to another Russian Ilya Chernousov.
After the sanctions by the IOC in Russia from the first place in the medal standings of the 2014 Olympics dropped to the fourth line, behind Norway, Canada and the USA.
Updated top 10 of the medal standings of the winter Olympic games of 2014 now looks like this:
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