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Russian skier Orlovskaya banned for doping rules violation

Dec. 9, 2013 at 2:11 PM

MOSCOW, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Russian anti-doping officials Monday banned freestyle skier Anna Orlovskaya for two years from international events for violating anti-doping rules.

Orlovskaya, 18, was last year's Russian national champion in slopestyle and ski halfpipe, two events which will make their Olympic debuts at the winter games in Sochi, Russia, in February, R-Sport, the sports website of the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, reported.

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency, in a statement did not specify her offense, and only referred to it as a "breach of anti-doping rules."

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