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A second Russian athlete found positive of doping at Winter Olympics

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Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a heart drug on February 18, five days after another test came back negative for her.

Earlier this week, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, who won a bronze in the mixed-double team event, was also found positive for doping. He has since agreed to give back his medal.

This comes at a time when Russian athletes were trying to regain the country's Olympic status from being forced to compete under a neutral flag over allegations of a state-backed doping program.

Before Sergeeva's positive test, the Russian athletes were trying to get International Olympic Committee to lift the ban and allow them to march with the Russian flag in the closing ceremony on Sunday.

Now, two of the four athletes found positive of doping are from Russia.

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