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June 27, 2006

Hamilton's Athens gold upheld

BBC SPORT | Banned Hamilton keeps Athens gold

Tyler Hamilton can keep his 2004 Olympic gold medal, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled today that the Russian Olympic Committee and Viatcheslav Ekimov have “no standing to file an appeal with CAS” because Ekimov is not “the athlete who is the subject of the decision being appeled from” or the IOC, the UCI, or WADA.

Ekimov was 2nd in the Athens Olympic time trial.

Also:

Full ruling | CAS Press release

Posted by Frank Steele on June 27, 2006 in 2004 Olympics, Doping, Tyler Freaking Hamilton, Viatcheslav Ekimov | Permalink

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