At the Beijing Olympics, the winners in the team figure skating competition still have not received their medals, by a positive drug test, with reports saying the delay has been caused; by one member of the Russian team who is the gold winner.
On Tuesday, to award the Russian team the gold medals, the United States silver and Japan bronze ceremony was pulled from its scheduled slot late. In the Wednesday presentation, the International Olympic Committee stated that “legal issues” were holding up.
About the issue, Reporters asked the Kremlin Wednesday amid speculation that by six Russian skaters, the gold medals won could be at risk.
Dmitry Peskov stated that wait for some explanations, let’s, for the sake of understanding, either from our sports officials or from the IOC.
Mark Adams, spokesman of IOC earlier; cited with the governing body of skating “legal consultation” required. HE also added that details of the case were not decided.
Adams, the spokesman of the IOC also stated that we have athletes that have won medals involved at the daily news briefing.
Over three days, the team event; was contested between Friday and Monday and in each of men’s, included two elements, women’s, pairs, and ice dance categories have consisted.
To land a quad jump the standout performance was 15-year-old Russian skater Kamila Valieva becoming the first female skater at an Olympics. For COVID-19, American Vincent Zhou tested positive after his Sunday free skate.