Wrestling Olympic medallist to lose bronze for doping

Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Soslan Tigiev has been reportedly stripped of his medal for a doping violation at the London Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has disqualified Tigiev, a freestyle wrestler from Uzbekistan, who won bronze in the 74-kg class in London, after he was tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine, reports Xinhua.

Hungary's Gabor Hatos will be upgraded to bronze.


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