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Stripped of Olympic medal Izzat Artykov intends to repeatedly undergo test

Deprived of the bronze Olympic medal Izzat Artykov intends to repeatedly undergo test. Sister of the athlete Ismigul Artykova told 24.kg news agency.

"I can not say anything so far. We're not in the city at the time. Izzat himself will give an interview tomorrow," she said.

 The Head of the State Agency for Youth, Physical Culture and Sports Kanat Amankulov is not available for comment.

Weightlifter from Kyrgyzstan Izzat Artykov was stripped of his bronze medal of the Olympic Games 2016 because of doping. In the final competition, held on August 10, Artykov lifted 339 kg (151 kg in the snatch + 188 kg in jerk). It was the only medal in Kyrgyzstan's collection