Former weightlifting federation head Tamas Ayan has been banned for life due to doping accomplices

Former Hungarian President Tamas Ayan of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was banned for life by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for clearing doping cases under the carpet during his term as President of IWF. Report

Agen was banned alongside Romania’s Niculad, who won the Olympic gold medal at the 1984 Men’s 90-kilogram event in Los Angeles.

The pair was charged with

  • “Falsification of doping management process”
  • “Violation of anti-doping rules involving multiple weightlifting athletes over the years since 2012”.

1983-Old Agen was elected IWF President in 2000san A member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He has also served as General Secretary of the IWF for 24 years and has been a senior official of the organization since 1976.

He in April 2020 German broadcaster ARD Which Officials allegedly involved in the concealment of dopingFinancial fraud in electing IWF officers and the purchase of votes.

These sanctions are subject to the requirements of the International Testing Agency (ITA).according to ITA survey resultsIn 29 cases of doping in the past, the Commonwealth failed to impose sanctions and destroyed evidence. The ITA report noted lack of control, loose registries, and chaotic organizations.zNational structure, indifference, negligence, and, at worst, deliberate concealment of criminal activity.

Featured images by MTI / EPA / Igor Kovalenko

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