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2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medal to be awarded after drug disqualifications

February 15, 2015 - CANADA

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong receives his long-awaited 2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medal in his home town of Kamloops, British Columbia, after third-place finisher Andrei Mikhnevich's result was wiped following the discovery of doping offences. Armstrong had finished less than one centimetre behind him.


Date written/update: 2015-01-29