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Russian Suspended For Drinking Too Much Vodka?

by Robbie Gillies

A week ago, we mentioned that a high jumper, Ivan Ukhov, allegedly drank Red Bull and vodka before attempting to compete at the Athletissima meet, in Switzerland. The incident is now being investigated by the International Association of Athletics Federations, and he could potentially receive a one-year ban from the Russian Athletics Federation.

Here is video of the incident from ground level.

He'd been drinking? You could hardly tell.

I've seen better efforts in the Red Bull Flugtag.