Vitaly Melnikov

FINA Bans Russian Swimmer Vitaly Melnikov for 8 Years

The FINA Doping Panel has banned Russian swimmer Vitaly Melnikov for 8 years after a positive test for Human Growth Hormone…

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Russian Vitaly Melnikov banned for two years after positive doping test from 2013 Euros

FINA has officially banned Russian swimmer Vitaly Melnikov for two years and stripped him of two European Championships medals for a failed drug test at the 2013 Short Course European Championships.


FINA Approves Only Some of the WR Standards Swum at 2013 Euro SC; Still Waiting on Russia

While the Russians await their records, the Danish women (including above, Mie Nielsen, Rikke Moeller-Pedersen, Jeanette Ottesen, and Pernille Blume) celebrate their newly-ratified World Records.

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Russian Men Set World Record in 200 Medley Relay, Euro Mark Still Stands

Anchored by Vlad Morozov, a group of Russians has downed the World, but not European, Record.

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Manaudou Posts Top Time In The 100 IM

Yesterday at the French Short Course National Championships Florent Manaudou put up an extremely impressive result in the 100 freestyle,…