Russian weightlifters face losing Olympic medals after positive B samples

Marina Shainova
Marina Shainova was banned for two years in 2013 for steroid use

Two Russian female weightlifters face being stripped of their Olympic medals after positive drug tests.

Russian news agency Tass reported the coach of Marina Shainova saying her B sample, and that of Nadezhda Evstyukhina, 28, have tested positive.

Vladimir Shainov said: "Certainly, her medal will be taken away and she will be disqualified. Evstyukhina is in the same situation."

Shainova, 30, won a silver medal and Evstyukhina a bronze at Beijing 2008.