11 More Athletes Test Positive From IOC Reanalysis Testing

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The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced today that 11 more athletes have tested positive from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) reanalysis testing. The 11 athletes that tested positive were from the 2012 London Olympics, including four Russian lifters.

Similar to the previous list of positive test results, the IWF will impose mandatory povisional suspensions.

Here is the list of athletes who tested positive:

  • Andrey Demanov (RUS)
  • Cristina Iovu (MDA)
  • Alexandr Ivanov (RUS)
  • Hripsime Khurshudyan (ARM)
  • Iryna Kulesha (BLR)
  • Sibel Simsek (TUR)
  • Rauli Tsirekidze (GEO)
  • Svetlana Tzarukaeva (RUS)
  • Almas Uteshov (KAZ)
  • Nataliya Zabolotnaya (RUS)
  • Intigam Zairov (AZE)

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