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Russian skating union says to fight for acquittal of meldonium suspects - R-Sport
March 9, 2016 / 12:30 PM / 2 years ago

Russian skating union says to fight for acquittal of meldonium suspects - R-Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s speed-skating union will fight for the full acquittal of its sportsmen suspected of using meldonium, President Alexei Kravtsov was quoted by R-Sport news agency as saying on Wednesday.

Russian Olympic short-track speed skating gold medallist Semion Elistratov and five-time world champion speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov earlier tested positive for meldonium, R-Sport reported on Tuesday.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Alexander Winning

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