Lithuania loses weightlifting slot over doping
Lithuania has lost its slot in the London Olympics weightlifting competitions after an athlete from the Baltic state failed an anti-doping test, the team coach said yesterday
“Certainly we won’t be participating at the Olympic Games. The reason is doping,” said Bronislovas Vysniauskas, who is also vice-president of the Lithuanian weightlifting federation.
Lithuania was stripped of its berth on July 2, another federation official said.