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Coach of Russian whistleblower Stepanova ten years suspended

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Coach of Russian whistleblower Stepanova ten years suspended

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The Russian atletiektrainer Vladmir Mochnev is Friday for a ten-year ban for providing drugs to his pupils.

One of them was Yuliya Stepanova, the 800 meterloopster that has become known as the whistleblower of the extensive doping scandal in Russia. The international sporttribunaal CAS spoke the judgement from about Mochnev, whose suspension immediately takes effect.

The international atletiekunie IAAF explained to the assessment of the dopingzaak of Mochnev down in the CAS, because the Russian athletics federation because of the failing anti-doping is suspended. The CAS had evidence of secretly recorded conversations.

Stepanova was one of the athletes that Mochnev was to incite the use of doping. She was in 2013, caught and suspended for two years.

Two years ago, she revealed in a German tv documentary of systematic doping in Russia.

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