Weighlifter Andranik Karapetyan and Gor Minasyan claim the World Championship bronze

20:37 - 24 Dec, 2015

The World Anti-Doping agency (WADA) has registered breaches in the World Championship held in Houston, USA. As a result of the doping tests, 24 weightlifter tests showed positive results.

Among them were 2015 weightlifting world champion, record holder Russia’s Aleksey Lyovchev and silver medalist North Korea’s Kim Kvang Song (77kg). The Armenian weightlifters, super heavyweight Gor Minasyan and Andranik Karapetyan (77kg) claim bronze medals in the double-event. After another doping test with positive results the athletes will be disqualified.

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