The International Weightlifting Federation said
on Friday the seven had been charged based on data from the
Moscow anti-doping laboratory.
The announcement come days after the IWF said five other Russian
weightlifters had been provisionally suspended.
The latest batch include Dmitry Lapikov and Nadezhda Evstyukhina,
who had Olympic medals from the 2008 Beijing Games stripped for
"There is no certainty that there won't be more suspensions,"
the president of Russia's weightlifting federation, Maxim
Agapitov, told RIA news agency.
The World Anti-Doping Agency is in the process of analyzing data
retrieved earlier this year from the Moscow laboratory and
submitting the results to international sports federations.
(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Ian Ransom)
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