Another Russian athlete, pole vaulter, Lyudmila Eremina, suspended for doping

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Twenty-nine-year-old Russian pole vaulter Lyudmila Eremina has been banned for two years as she tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene. She was suspended as of Oct. 5, 2020, however, it is backdated to Nov. 20, 2019.

In a statement, the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) indicated that Eremina was banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).

Clomiphene is a fertility drug, which is listed as a prohibited drug according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). It is listed under the category of hormone and metabolic modulators.

She is also a long jumber with a personal best of 5.96m outdoors and 5.99m indoors. Her best vaults are 4.45m outdoors and 4.56 indoors, however, it has been at least four years since she has performed at that level.

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