Russia's Antonina Krivoshapka reacts after competing in the women's 400m semifinals at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 4, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD / AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD

Russia has been stripped of an Olympic silver medal from the women’s 4×400-metre relay at the 2012 London Games for doping.

Antonina Krivoshapka tested positive for the anabolic steroid turinabol in reanalysis of samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

Russia previously lost its women’s 4×400 silver from the 2008 Beijing Olympics in a separate doping case.

The IOC has yet to decide if medals will be reallocated. Jamaica was third in the London relay, which was won by the United States. Ukraine was fourth.



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