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Russian runner expelled for doping

August 27, 2004 17:39 IST

Russia's 400 metre runner Anton Galkin has been expelled from the Olympic Games for failing a drugs test, the IOC said on Friday.

Galkin tested positive for the banned steroid stanozolol after competing in the 400 metre event in which he was fourth in a semi-final on August 21.

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