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Weightlifter becomes Rio 2016's first stripped medallist

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has become the first athlete to be stripped of his Rio 2016 medal after a positive drugs test.

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has lost his bronze medal. Credit: Reuters

Artykov, who claimed bronze in the men's 69 kg competition, tested positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced.

The body said it was the duty of the weightlifting federation and the International Olympic Committee to reallocate his medal and amend the official rankings.

Ellis and Langridge claim historic bronze for Team GB

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge have claimed Team GB's 52nd medal of Rio 2016, collecting bronze in the badminton men's doubles.

Chris Langridge, left, and Marcus Ellis have made British badminton history in Rio. Credit: PA

The duo, ranked 22nd in the world, upset the world number three Chinese pairing to claim Britain's first Olympic men's doubles medal.

Ellis and Langridge beat Hong Wei and Chai Biao 21-18 19-21 21-10.

Team GB's youngest medallist set for another defining day

Team GB's youngest athlete Amy Tinkler said she has been told to expect "pretty crazy" scenes back in Durham when she returns home with a bronze medal from her gymnastics floor final.

The 16-year-old told ITV News the partying will have to pause a day later, though, as she goes back to school to learn her GCSE results.

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