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Russian figure skater who won Olympic gold failed drug test, delaying medal ceremony: reports

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Gold medalists of team ROC pose for a group photo during the flower ceremony of the figure skating team event at Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 7, 2022.Zhang Yuwei/Xinhua via Getty Images

  • A member of the Russian Olympic Committee figure skating team reportedly failed a drug test.

  • The unidentified member tested positive for a non-performance enhancing substance, the Guardian said.

  • The team won gold in Monday’s team event, but the medal ceremony has now been delayed.

A member of the gold-medal winning Russian Olympic Committee figure skating team has failed a drug test, causing the medal ceremony for the team event to be delayed, unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation told USA Today and The Guardian.

The unnamed member of the six-skater team tested positive for a substance that was not performance enhancing, multiple sources told the Guardian. It is unclear what the substance

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