Ukrainian weightlifter told that for him after a doping scandal offended his wife

Oleksiy torokhtiy continues to consider himself an Olympic champion despite the fact that it of this status deprived

Famous Ukrainian weightlifter Oleksiy torokhtiy said, whether he considers himself an Olympic champion given the fact that gold, obtained them at the 2012 Games in London, it is 7 years later was stripped of for doping. In addition, torokhtiy told why after the story of the doping scandal at his offended wife.

On the question of whether to call him Olympic champion Oleksiy torokhtiy said: “For me it is. I know who I am, I know how I did it, I passed. But what happened later is history, this is fun to talk to. A lot of things will never understand. So I know who I am, my medal, I won. Rules some have changed – I take them. If I was wrong – sorry. But I consider myself an Olympic champion. To sign me? I never sign. Although a week after he announced that decision, I have changed the title in Instagram, not to provoke, not to give food to someone. My wife told me that if I change it to I will be very upset. But she understands. At seminars where I speak, everybody knows about it, but imagine me, as an Olympic champion,” said torokhtiy in an interview with YouTube channel “INTERSPORT Ukraine”

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Украинский штангист рассказал, за что на него после допинг-скандала обиделась жена

Oleksiy Torokhtiy / Photo: Instagram

Украинский штангист рассказал, за что на него после допинг-скандала обиделась жена

Oleksiy Torokhtiy / Photo: Getty Images

Note that after the doping scandal Alexey torokhtiy, in the samples which were found dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, now presents itself in Instagram, as world Cup winner and medalist of world and European Championships.

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