MOSCOW, November 6 (R-Sport) – Russia’s anti-doping agency said Tuesday it has suspended a pole vaulter after he tested positive for a banned substance.Ivan Gertlein, who won team bronze at the Russian championships in Sochi this year, failed a drugs test on October 15, Rusada said in a statement.”Gertlein has no right to take part in official training sessions or compete until it is finally determined whether the athlete violated anti-doping rules or not,” the statement said.Gertlein, 25, has a personal best of 5.55 meters, and is ranked by the Russian Athletics Federation as the country’s ninth-best vaulter.He came 11th in the individual national championships this year.
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