Tatyana LYSENKO, 33, of the Russian Federation, competing in the womens hammer throw event (qualification and final), has been disqualified from the Olympic Games London 2012, in which she ranked first and was awarded the gold medal. Re-analysis of Lysenkos samples from London 2012 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol).
The IOC Disciplinary Commission, composed for this case of Denis Oswald (Chairman), Juan Antonio Samaranch and Ugur Erdener, decided the following:
- The Athlete, Tatyana Lysenko:
- is found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to the IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (presence, and/or use, of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an athletes bodily specimen),
- is disqualified from the event in which she participated upon the occasion of the Olympic Games London 2012, namely the womens hammer throw event, in which she ranked first and for which she was awarded the gold medal.
- has the medal, the medallist pin and the diploma obtained in the Women hammer throw event withdrawn and is ordered to return these.
- The IAAF is requested to modify the results of the above-mentioned event accordingly and to consider any further action within its own competence.
- The Russian Olympic Committee shall ensure full implementation of this decision.
- The Russian Olympic Committee shall in particular secure the return to the IOC, as soon as possible, of the medal, the medallist pin and the diploma awarded in connection with the womens hammer throw event to the Athlete.
- This decision enters into force immediately.