This represents a mere fraction of what is now being alleged.There is no chance of medals being retrospectively stripped, however, due to the statute of limitations having long passed.Xue claims to have been dismissed from working with the Chinese gymnastics team after she refused to provide a banned substance for a gymnast at Seoul 1988.
A former doctor for the Chinese Olympic team has claimed that all medals won by athletes from the country in 1980s and 1990s were achieved through a systematic doping programme existing across all sports.Xue Yinxian, a 79-year-old who fled China two years ago and sought political asylum in Germany, claims that athletes aged as young as 11 were introduced to the compulsory doping scheme.China is among nine countries currently suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation due to multiple doping failures.This included three Beijing 2008 female gold medal winners, Xiexia Chen at under 48 kilograms, Chun Hong Liu at under 69kg and Lei Cao at under 75kg.He decided after those Winter Games that he would continue at least one more season, but has no plan to go all the way to a seventh Olympics in 2022, according to .
Ammann has teased retirement since at least 2011 and even said going into the 2014 Sochi Olympics that he was “99 percent sure” they would be his final Games.
Three-time Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang also served a secret three month ban for doping in 2014 after a failed test for banned stimulant trimetazidine.
He had returned to competition before news of the suspension emerged.
This included being visited by Government officials and seeing police cars parked outside her home."They warned me against talking about doping substances," she told"They urged me to back down."I said I couldn't do that.
"They wanted to silence me."After the death of my husband, they constantly came to me when there was a sporting event."I was forbidden to talk about it [doping], sometimes they phoned our home at 5am."Both of my sons lost their jobs."Xiexia Chen is among Chinese weightlifters stripped of Olympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 after samples were retested and were positive, leading to the country being banned for one-year by the IWF ©Getty Images The Chinese Government and Chinese Olympic Committee have not yet responded to the latest allegations but have denied involvement in individual doping cases in the past.
They then won 16 gold medals at both Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996.