The Russian wrestler is recognized as the Olympic champion eight years after the Games

Photo: Vladimir Baranov / RIA Novosti

Russian wrestler Bilyal Makhov will receive a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

The international Olympic Committee made the decision after the finalists of the tournament in freestyle wrestling in weight category to 120 kilograms was accused of doping. Purepower trial of Artur Taymazov’s from Uzbekistan and Georgian Davit Modzmanashvili, who defeated Makhova in the semifinals, gave a positive result.

In addition to the Russians, gold will also get the Iranian Komeil ghasemi who lost the 1/2 final Taimasova, and then lost in the duel for bronze Mahawu. The Olympic wrestling tournament will be two winners for the first time in history.

Mach three — time world champion, he also won silver and bronze medalist of the world Championships. In February of this year, in the blood of the Russians were doping. The athlete faces a two-year disqualification.


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