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Eduard Latypov is the provisionally suspended athlete

Russian biathlon union (RBU) announces that the athlete provisionally suspended by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) is Eduard Latypov, who was tested positive for meldonium. The probe was taken during the competition period at the IBU Cup in 2016.  

Russian biathlon union will not provide any further comments on the situation, until all circumstances of the situation are clear.The intention of the athlete to open or to refuse to open the probe B will be issued subsequently.