LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Lawyer: IOC loses Swiss supreme court appeal in Russian case

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland—Jan 19, 2019—A lawyer for Russian cross-country skier Alexander Legkov says Switzerland’s federal court has dismissed the IOC’s appeal against Russian athletes being cleared of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Lawyer Christof Wieschemann says in a statement “Alexander Legkov can rightly claim: ‘My medals are clean!’ Congratulations.”
The IOC had stripped Legkov of his gold medal in 50-kilometer freestyle and silver in the 4×10-kilometer relay.

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