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Javelin thrower Abukamova stripped off 2008 Olympics silver medal

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russian javelin thrower Maria Abukamova has been stripped of her 2008 Olympic Games silver medal after she was tested positive for using performance enhancing drugs. In a statement released on Tuesday, the IOC said: “Maria Abukamova, 30, of the Russian Federation, competing in athletics (javelin throw event),