Retired Russian biathlete Olga Medvedtseva, is a gold medal winner. At the 2002 Winter Olympics she won an individual gold medal in the 10 km pursuit, as well as the bronze medal in the team relay. At the 2006 Winter Olympics she won the silver in the women’s 15 km individual race.
She was disqualified on 16 February, from further competition for failing a drug test when she tested positive for the stimulant carphedon. She was stripped from her medal and was banned for two years.