American athlete stripped of a gold medal of the Olympics-2018

Американский спортсмен лишен золотой медали ОИ-2018

American player in sledge hockey Tyler Carron disqualified for anti-doping rule violations, reports “Soviet sport”.

This decision was made by the international Paralympic Committee (IPC). In a press release the organization said that the athlete was using doping at the Olympic games in 2018.

In the sample, which is taken during the competition, was discovered methadone, which is included in the list of prohibited substances.

The American has been suspended for 18 months. Will also cancelled his results from March 12, 2018.

Carron will be deprived of the Olympic gold. However, the team will not be affected: the U.S. team won the final victory over Russia.