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Former European high jump champion Alexander Shustov of Russia banned for 4 years for doping 

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high jump champ Shustov banned for dopingOn June 9, 2020 The Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS), informed that Former European high jump champion(2010) Alexander Shustov(35-year-old) of Russia banned for 4 years for the use or attempted use of a banned substance or method(doping) & did not provide any further details.

About Alexander Shustov’s ban:

i.The Russian Athletics Federation stated that his ban was dated from June 5, and his results had been disqualified for a period from 2013 to 2017.

ii.He would be retaining his European title but will be disqualified from the 7th place at the 2013 world championships in Moscow.

Key Points

  • According to World Athletics records, Alexander Shustov has not competed since 2016
  • As per the Russian Federation records, he was trained by Evgeny Zagorulko, who is accused of filing fake medical records in connection with athlete Danil Lysenko.

Few achievements of Alexander Shustov:

Gold medal- In Universiade Bangkok, Thailand(2007), European Team Championships      Bergen, Norway(2010)

Bronze medal– European Team Championships, Leiria, Portugal(2009), European Indoor Championships, Paris, France(2011)

About ICAS:

The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) is responsible for the administration and financing of CAS. The purpose of the ICAS is to resolve sports-related conflicts through arbitration or mediation, and to protect the independence of CAS and the rights of parties.
Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
President– John D. Coates

About CAS:

Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
President of the CAS Ordinary Division– Carole Malinvaud