Tokyo 2020 Doesn’t Want Weightlifting Doping Headaches

Competitors are wary of prohibitions and the effects of reanalyzing samples years after events that could result in loss of medals and status.

Turkey, Colombia, Mexico, Thailand, Egypt, Malaysia and the weightlifting powerhouse Romania have already felt the sting of the bans for the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The International Testing Agency (ITA) and the International Wegightlifting Federation (IMF) are not currently playing with new leadership at the latter, determined to remove the stigma of corruption and lack of oversight from the past.

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