Ekaterina Gnidenko

Ekaterina Valeryevna Gnidenko (Russian: Екатерина Валерьевна Гниденко; born 11 December 1992 in Tula) is a Russian track cyclist.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's sprint but was subsequently found to have been using turinabol a banned product and was disqualified.[2]

Ekaterina Gnidenko
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Gnidenko (2018)
Personal information
Born11 December 1992 (1992-12-11) (age 27)
Tula, Russia

Gnidenko later appealed her disqualification to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), seeking to have her disqualification from the 2012 Olympics overturned. On 26 July 2018, the CAS dismissed Gnidenko's appeal, upholding her disqualification[3].

Career resultsEdit

2011
UEC European U23 Track Championships
2nd Team Sprint (with Elena Brejniva)
3rd Sprint
2013
Grand Prix of Russian Helicopters
1st Team Sprint (with Olga Streltsova)
2nd Keirin
2nd Team Sprint, UEC European U23 Track Championships (with Anastasia Voynova)
2014
Grand Prix of Tula
1st Sprint
1st Team Sprint (with Anastasia Voynova)
2nd Keirin
3rd 500m Time Trial
1st Keirin, Grand Prix of Russian Helicopters
2015
Grand Prix Minsk
1st Keirin
3rd 500m Time Trial
Grand Prix of Tula
2nd Sprint
2nd Team Sprint (with Tatiana Kiseleva)
2nd Keirin, Cottbuser SprintCup
3rd Keirin, UEC European Track Championships
2016
Grand Prix Minsk
1st Keirin
3rd 500m Time Trial
Memorial of Alexander Lesnikov
2nd Team Sprint (with Tatiana Kiseleva)
3rd Keirin
3rd Sprint
Grand Prix of Tula
2nd Sprint
2nd Team Sprint (with Tatiana Kiseleva)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ekaterina Gnidenko". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Archived from the original on 26 April 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.olympic.org/news/ioc-sanctions-four-athletes-for-failing-anti-doping-tests-at-beijing-2008-and-london-2012-1
  3. ^ "26.07.18 - CAS dismisses the appeals filed by Ekaterina Gnidenko, Maria Abakumova and Tatyana Lebedeva" (PDF).