Posts tagged as athlete

Lithuanian athlete tests positive for Covid-19

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A Lithuanian track and field athlete has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the Athletic Federation of Lithuania has confirmed. “The infection appears to be mild; symptoms have developed,” Eimantas Skrabulis, the federation’s president, told BNS on Monday. He gave no further details. Fourteen Lithuanian track and field athletes returned from a training camp in Turkey in late March. All of them, including high jumper Airinė Palšytė, triple jumper Diana Zagainova and…

Latvian athlete receives two-year disqualification

Friday, August 16, 2019

Former Latvian long jumper Ineta Radeviča has received a two-year disqualification, as confirmed by International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). As it is known, Radeviča stepped down as president of Latvia’s Athletics Federation after secondary doping tests performed by AIU after the London Olympics uncovered traces of anabolic steroid oxandrolone in her sample. In May 2019 she was officially disqualified from London Olympic Games. Now she…