Bolt hits one olympic title from the 2008 lost by dopingstraf team-mate

Bolt hits one olympic title from the 2008 lost by dopingstraf team-mate

Usain Bolt gets his gold medal from the 4×100 metres relay at the Beijing Olympic Games (2008) lost by a dopingstraf of his team-mate Nesta Carter.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) makes Wednesday announced that Carter at a retest of his blood and urine samples from the 2008 Games caught doping. The Jamaican team to his olympic title to hand.

The 30-year-old Bolt is now eight times instead of negenvoudig olympic champion. The sprinter wrote last summer in Rio de Janeiro yet history by its ‘triple triple’ to complete. He won as in Beijing (2008) and London (2012) gold in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and the 4×100 metres relay.

Bolt was in 2008, together with slotloper Carter, Michael Friar and Asafa Powell are the best in the relay-final a world record of 37,10 note. Trinidad & Tobago finished second, but will now be possible to get the gold medal. Japan moves on from bronze to silver, and Brazil is the new number three in the results.

The netherlands (Maarten Heisen, Guus Pride, Patrick van Luijk and Caimin Douglas) came as the seventh across the finish line in the olympic final. It is up to the international athletics federation IAAF to make a final decision about the (change of the) outcome.

Also the Russian Tatyana Lebedeva was a retest caught doping. They have her silver medals in the long jump and the triple jump in Beijing to surrender.

IOC sanctions two athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008


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The now 31-year-old Carter is found positive on methylhexanamine. That is a stimulant that creates a higher state of preparedness of the body and therefore is prohibited on race days.

Carter, who has a personal record of 9,78 in the 100 meters, was to the golden Jamaican team in the 4×100 meter relay at the 2012 Games and the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2011, 2013 and 2015. The punishment of Wednesday, only about the Games of 2008.

The IOC started last year march, in collaboration with the global anti-doping agency WADA with the targeted re-testing blood and urine samples from the olympic Games of 2008 and 2012.

In total, there were 454 re-testing carried out the Games of Beijing, and thereby were at least 31 new dopinggevallen discovered. There were long time rumors that Carter in which positive cases heard.

Bolt loses one Olympic title by dopingstraf team-mate

Usain Bolt loses one of his Olympic titles in the 4×100 metres by a dopingstraf of team-mate Nesta Carter.

The IOC reports Wednesday that a retest dopingsporen are found in the blood and urine samples of Carter.

The estafetteploeg with (v.l.n.r.) Nesta Carter, Michael Friar, Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell won in 2008 to gold.

Bolt and Carter after winning the 4×100 metres in 2008.

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Bolt is by the punishment of Carter is no longer the shared most successful athlete in olympic history. The Fin Paavo Nurmi and the American Carl Lewis both have nine gold medals on their roll of honour.

Bolt will be number of olympic medals most likely not expand anymore. The atletieklegende has repeatedly said that he after the world championships (outdoor) from next summer in London, a point behind his career will continue.

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