London 2012 claims over a thousand Russian Athletes were involved in drugs

London 2012 claims over a thousand Russian Athletes were involved in drugs
Too many Medals speaks for its-self

The head of an investigation into claims that Russia ran a state-sponsored programme of sports doping has said that more than 1,000 athletes were involved in a systematic conspiracy.

 

He said the resulsts speak for themselves
gold 24
silver 26
bronze 36

"The Russian team corrupted the london olympic games"

 

Professor Richard McLaren published an initial report earlier this year that led to more than 100 Russian athletes being barred from competing in the Rio Olympics.

He said the doping programme was at its height at the 2012 Olympics in London where Russia won 24 gold medals.

 

The whistleblower who exposed Russia's drug cheats

Branded a hero by the sporting world, labelled as a traitor in her homeland, athlete Yuliya Stepanova, with the help of her husband, exposed one of the greatest sporting scandals of all time – the systemic Russian state-sponsored doping programme.

Now living in hiding in the US, Yuliya Stepanova talks to the BBC for the 100 Women season about the cheating, cover-ups and life on the run.

 


 

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