Loginova was sent to the doping control after the relay at the world Cup biathlon

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Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov was sent to the doping control after the men’s relay at the world championship on biathlon in the Italian Antholz.

In the relay, the Russian team took the fourth place. The first were the French, the second came the Norwegians, third – Germans. In addition to Loginov, the Russian team was Evgeny Garanichev, Matvey Eliseev Nikita Porshnev.

Earlier, the Italian police raided the hotel of the Russian team after the appeal of the International biathlon Union (IBU). In Loginov seized a laptop and a phone.

they Also found that a personal trainer Loginov Alexander Kasperovich is in the Russian team at the tournament not on their accreditation.

Italian police searched the room biathlete Loginov

the Russian Embassy in Italy have already contacted the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Italy and the presidency of the Council of Ministers and asked to explain the searches, which took place in the rooms of the Russian biathletes.

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