|Disqualified||2015 Houston||−75 kg|
|Disqualified||2013 Wrocław||−75 kg|
|2012 Antalya||−75 kg|
|2013 Kazan||−75 kg|
After coming back from a 2 year suspension and not having been defeated for gold in any competition until the World Weightlifting Championships in Houston, USA 2015, this immensely talented athlete was the prime candidate to lead the Russian women's 75kg class for gold in the 2016 Olympics until she was suspended for drug violations once again.
We must remember that athletes in various countries around the world have no control in deciding whether or not to take performance enhancing products as they are administered by coaches that are under the states control.
She competed in the 2013 World Weightlifting Championships – Women's 75 kg convincing winning the Gold medal but then got disqualified for using a banned substance, Clomiphene, in competition that resulted in her 1st suspension
Since her banning
she has participated in the relatilve new sport CrossFit that stresses a combination of various athletic movements requiring great muscle endurance.
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