Another round of weightlifting news that piled up last week.
In the city of Perm, Russia a Masters of Sports in Weightlifting has been caught smuggling steroids. Names have not yet been released.
One of them was caught with 30 grams, the other with 2kg of potent substances. One of the detainees – a master of sports of international weightlifting, the other had previously been convicted of smuggling powerful substances.
With that amount of substances they face up to 12 years of prison.
In an Interview Marcin Dolega said that the reason for not competing at the 2013 Europeans was a hip injury.
He damaged cartilage and already underwent surgery on it.
It is not clear, but he might start training for the worlds mid May. He repeatedly said that if he can’t total 400kg he will end his career. He sees the 400kg+ total as a benchmark to be competitive on the international stage.
3 of them medalists:
- Darya Pachabut (Winner of the 63kg)
- Viyaleta Sechka (2nd in the 69kg)
- Volha Dryla (3rd in the +75kg)
All of them got a 2 year ban.