Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: ReutersCao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters
Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters

China banned from weightlifting for a year as chiefs find ‘incidence of doping totally unacceptable’

Decision by the International Weightlifting Federation follows the retesting of anti-doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: ReutersCao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters
Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters
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