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Russian runner, Hungarians fail tests

Updated: August 28, 2004, 8:18 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Russian 400-meter runner Anton Galkin was expelled from the Summer Games on Friday after testing positive for steroids, the country's senior Olympic official said.

Galkin tested positive for stanozolol after his Aug. 21 race in the 400 semifinals, IOC vice president Vitaly Smirnov said. Galkin finished fourth in the race and did not make the finals.

The International Olympic Committee executive board disqualified him and revoked his accreditation, Smirnov ...

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