Yekaterina Volkova (runner)
Yekaterina Gennadiyevna Volkova (Russian: Екатерина Геннадьевна Волкова) (born 16 February 1978 in Zheleznogorsk Kursk Oblast) is a Russian long-distance runner, who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
|Disqualified||2008 Beijing||3000 m steeplechase|
|2007 Osaka||3000 m steeplechase|
|2005 Helsinki||3000 m steeplechase|
In May 2016, it was reported that Volkova was one of 14 Russian athletes, and nine medalists, implicated in doping following the retesting of urine from the 2008 Olympic Games. Volkova was named as having failed the retest, which was undertaken following the Russian doping scandal of 2015 and 2016. If confirmed, under IOC and IAAF rules, she stands to lose her Olympic medal, and all results, medals and records from the date of the original test to May 2016.
In October 2016, the IOC stripped Volkova of her bronze medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after her doping sample were retested and failed.
- Russia could lose Beijing medals after retests.
- Staff, Writer (2016-10-26). "Nine athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing doping". ESPN. Associated Press. Retrieved 2016-10-27.
| Women's 3000 m Steeplechase
Best Year Performance
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