Walk champion Andrei Ruzavin banned for doping

Former Russian 20-kilometre walk champion Andrei Ruzavin on Tuesday was banned for 30 months by the Russian athletics federation for doping offences.

Moscow: Former Russian 20-kilometre walk champion Andrei Ruzavin on Tuesday was banned for 30 months by the Russian athletics federation for doping offences.

A report on the federation`s official site said that Ruzavin, 28, was suspended for 30 months from October 9, 2014, for abnormal indexes of haematological profiles in his biological passport.

All of his results shown in the period from December 18, 2011 till February 18, 2012 and from September 13, 2013 till November 13, 2013 were cancelled. 

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